Honey and Thyme Roasted Carrots

Carrots are a simple and inexpensive way to add great flavour and nutrition to a meal. This recipe for roasted carrots couldn’t be easier to make and the sweet taste is amazing. Even your pickiest eater will think these veggies are a treat. Our advice: don’t even tell them it’s good for them!

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 to 25 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 454 g / 1 lb baby carrots, peeled, trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 28 g / 2 tbsp Crystal margarine, melted
  • 15 ml / 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 clove / 1 tsp garlic, finely minced
  • 4 g / tbsp minced thyme
  • 5 g / ½ tsp salt

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl toss together carrots, Crystal margarine, honey, garlic, thyme, and salt.
  3. Transfer carrot mixture to prepared baking sheet and spread out in a single layer. Roast, stirring once until slightly golden and cooked through; about 20-25 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and serve immediately.

Chef’s Tip

  • Switch up the flavour by using maple syrup and rosemary instead of honey and thyme
  • This recipe can easily be made with parsnips instead of carrots, just increase the cooking time by 5 to 10 minutes

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