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Cooked and roasted carrots on a white serving platter.
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4.72 from 7 votes

Honey Bourbon Roasted Carrots

Farm fresh produce is in abundance and these carrots are a delicious and rich seasonal side to compliment your main dish. With hints of oaky and caramel notes from the bourbon and a sweet honey glaze, these carrots taste almost like a dessert instead of vegetable.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Aimee Mars

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs Carrots peeled, halved lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 2 tablespoons Bourbon
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Fresh Thyme
  • Salt and Freshly Cracked Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 450 ℉ and lay the prepared carrots onto a lined, rimmed, baking sheet and set aside.
  • Whisk the honey, bourbon, and olive oil together in a small bowl and pour over the carrots. Toss the carrots to coat evenly and season with salt and freshly cracked pepper. Arrange fresh thyme on top.
  • Roast carrots for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven, toss, then return and cook for an additional 15 to 20 minutes until carrots are fork-tender.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 1089mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 56833IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 1mg