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Roasted Glazed Carrots with Honey Lime and Cumin

This is a recipe for Honey Lime Cumin Roasted Glazed Carrots. A simple and delightful carrot side dish that will shine at the table.  I can't imagine any entree that this wouldn't compliment. Sweet and tangy, these showy oven roasted carrots are easy enough for a weeknight side dish, and sensational enough to compliment any Holiday entree.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Roasted Glazed Carrots
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 48 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 to 1 1/2 pound baby carrots with fresh green tops multi-colored works great here
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lime Juice and fresh grated zest
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Trim the tops off the carrots. Using a vegetable peeler, peel off skin. 

  3. Place carrots on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper. You'll be glad you take this step, as you are cooking with a thick glaze. Cleanup will be so easy.

  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, zest and lime juice, salt, cumin, coriander, and paprika. Pour the mixture over the carrots and with tongs, toss to coat. 

  5. Roast about 20 - 30 minutes. or until carrots are tender and starting to show color.  

  6. Transfer to your favorite serving platter and sprinkle with sliced green onion, if you'd like.

Recipe Notes

For an impressive display, use multi-colored carrots. And plain orange carrots work beautifully also.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Glazed Carrots with Honey Lime and Cumin
Amount Per Serving
Calories 48 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 292mg13%
Potassium 29mg1%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 3g3%
Vitamin A 120IU2%
Vitamin C 4.5mg5%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.