These Honey Glazed Carrots make for the ultimate side dish. Soft and tender carrots tossed in honey and our delicious Garlic Butter Sauce, are so good.

The carrots, along with our Air Fryer Asparagus and Roasted Broccoli are perfect for the holidays and parties.

A white bowl of honey glazed carrots topped with freshly chopped greens.

HONEY GLAZED CARROTS-

These crispy yet tender glazed carrots will make for a great side dish for dinner, during the holidays, or on any occasion! Carrots are cut up and tossed in a honey garlic butter sauce, then roasted until crispy yet tender.

Honey glazed carrots topped with freshly chopped greens and grated black pepper.

INGREDIENTS-

This recipe is so easy to make and all you need is just a few basic ingredients!

  • Carrots – You can use either whole carrots or baby carrots for this recipe. We like to use whole carrots that are cut up into smaller pieces, you can also slice the carrots.
  • Honey – We love the honey in this recipe, the sweetness of the honey combined with the butter sauce is delicious.
  • Garlic butter sauce – We use a portion of our homemade Garlic Butter Sauce to toss the carrots in.
Whole carrots, garlic butter sauce or honey laid out.

HOW TO MAKE GLAZED CARROTS-

With just 10 minutes of prep time, you can have these glazed carrots roasting in no time!

  1. Prep– Peel and cut the carrots and slice them into 1 ½ inch pieces, be sure they are uniform in size for even baking. Preheat the oven and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Butter Sauce– Prepare a batch of garlic butter sauce in a saucepan.
  3. Add Honey– Add the sauce to a skillet and melt on medium-high heat. Once butter is melted, cook until the garlic is fragrant and then add the honey and mix until incorporated and melted.
  4. Toss– Add the carrots to the sauce and toss until well combined.
  5. Roast– Add the carrots to the lined baking sheet and bake until cooked through.
  6. Serve and enjoy!
Step by step collage of how to make homemade honey glazed carrots.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-

Is there any seasoning in this recipe?

There is salt and black pepper in the garlic butter sauce. But you can also use any of your favorite seasonings.

Can I make these glazed carrots in a slow cooker?

Yes! Prepare the recipe according to instructions and add it to the slow cooker and cook on low for 4-6 hours or until the carrots are tender.

Can I make this side dish ahead of time?

Yes, just prepare up to 2 days ahead of time and when ready just roast before ready to serve.

How do you store leftovers?

Store the leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4-5 days.

Can I leave out the honey?

Yes, if you don’t like the sweetness in this recipe, you can just leave the honey out and use just the garlic butter sauce.

How do I know when my carrots are cooked?

Once the carrots are cooked, when you pierce the carrots with a fork they will slide in and out smoothly.

Can I substitute the honey?

Yes, you substitute honey for brown sugar! You want to use 1/3 cup brown sugar.

What are the best greens to garnish with?

You can garnish with fresh thyme, cilantro, or curled fresh parsley.

A white bowl of honey roasted carrots topped with fresh greens with a metal spoon.

SERVE WITH-

We love to serve this side dish for dinner. Here are our favorite dinners to serve with these carrots:

Honey Glazed Carrots

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These Honey Glazed Carrots make for the ultimate side dish. Soft and tender carrots tossed in honey and our delicious Garlic Butter Sauce, so good.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs carrot

honey garlic butter sauce-

  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter room temp
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 Tbsp fresh herbs finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup raw honey

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Peel and cut the carrots and slice into 1 ½ inch pieces, be sure they are uniform in size for even baking. Preheat the oven and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, combine the softened butter, minced garlic, fresh herbs, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the garlic butter to a skillet and melt on medium high heat. Once butter is melted, cook until the garlic is fragrant and then add the honey and mix until incorporated and melted.
  • Add the carrots to the sauce and toss until well combined.
  • Add the carrots to the lined baking sheet and bake at 400°F for 35-40 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 289kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 4gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 305mgPotassium: 791mgFiber: 7gSugar: 29gVitamin A: 38241IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 99mgIron: 1mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)