Honey and Thyme Roasted Carrots

When you have a roast in the oven, you might as well add some vegetables.  Carrots are an inexpensive side dish, and with a few added ingredients, these come out rich and sweet and make a perfect side dish.

Honey and Thyme roasted carrots are so delicious and so easy to put together.  Try this easy recipe today.

Honey and Thyme Roasted Carrots

Are you looking for a simple recipe for carrots? Carrots are so easy to prepare, you can make these carrots so quickly and easily when you pop them into the oven. Fresh carrots are cooked with an easy marinade. The marinade is simply honey, lemon juice, and a bit of olive oil. You can add salt and pepper, and toss in some fresh or dried thyme, and you are going to have a simple side dish you will love.

Roasted carrots with honey and thyme can be prepared easily in the oven.

Fresh carrots are so inexpensive, and once you try preparing fresh carrots you are going to be amazed at how easy they are to prepare. Fresh carrots taste so much better than frozen or canned carrots. Pictured below carrots I got from Trader Joes. Trader Joes sells carrots of different colors than just orange. You can make colorful carrots, they taste very similar to your standard orange carrot.

Roasted carrots go well with just about anything. They are delicious and easy to prepare.

If you love carrots, you may want to try these recipes.
Basic Cooked Carrots
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Baby Carrots
Copper Penny Salad

Honey and Thyme roasted carrots are simply delicious and so easy to make.   Step by step instructions on how to make these tasty carrots.
Roasted carrots with honey and thyme can be prepared easily in the oven.

Honey and Thyme Roasted Carrots

Honey and Thyme Roasted Carrots are one of the easiest ways you can prepare carrots. 
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Carrot Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 95kcal


  • 1 pound carrots washed and trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • a few fresh thyme leaves or pinch of dried


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Cut the carrots into thick batons - try and make them similar sizes and then they will cook evenly. Place in a roasting tin, add the oil, honey and lemon juice and seasoning and toss well to mix. Roast the carrots for 20-25 minutes, stirring halfway through this time, until the carrots are golden and tender. Scatter over the herbs and serve warm.


Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 362mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 18945IU | Vitamin C: 9.6mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 0.3mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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