Honey Glazed Carrots Recipe – Veg Vegan Meat

Honey Glazed Carrots are a sweet, savory, and flavorful side dish. It is usually made with carrots, honey, basic seasonings, and herbs. The recipe I have shared here shows you how to make Honey Glazed Carrots with easy step-by-step instructions for you to try and enjoy at home.

I have also shared a detailed video of this recipe to make the cooking process simple and clear. These Honey Glazed Carrots are one of the best and easy-to-make dishes that taste great with most of the main dishes like rice, chickenor seafood. And the best part is it comes under in 30 minutes and is perfect to enjoy for lunch and dinner.

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What are Honey Glazed Carrots?

Honey Glazed Carrots are a sweet, savory, and easy-to-make side dish. It is usually made with fresh chopped carrots that are tossed in a warm honey garlic sauce. These Honey Glazed Carrots are one of the best side dishes that pair great with most of your main dishes.

The natural sweetness from the carrot when coated with honey garlic sauce delivers a rich taste and flavor that is so appetizing and addictive. And that makes this dish so unique and a favorite with kids.

Not only with the kids, but it is also one of the crowd-pleasing side dishes that can be served for parties, festivals, or get-togethers.

Ingredients

The ingredients you will need to make these Honey Glazed Carrots are minimal and they should be easily available at most grocery stores around. So let’s see what they are below.

Honey Glazed Carrots recipe ingredients placed on a gray table
  • Carrots – Medium size carrots that are not too thick. Thick carrots take a lot of time to cook, so I prefer to use medium-size ones. But you can also use baby carrots for similar results
  • Honey – Use any variety that’s handy to you
  • Garlic – Delivers the garlicky flavor and taste to your carrots
  • Seasonings – I have used basic seasonings like chili flakes, black pepper, and salt
  • Herbs – Garnishing with fresh cilantro, parsley, or other similar herbs gives the super fresh flavors to your dish

For a detailed ingredients list, Please check out the recipe card below.

How to make Honey Glazed Carrots?

The recipe I have shared here is a classic Honey Glazed Carrots on the stovetop. It is one of the best and easy-to-make side dishes that comes together in under 30 minutes.

Honey Glazed Carrots served in a white bowl with greens and rice nearby

Following are the high-level instructions to make this recipe but for detailed step-by-step instructions with photos and video, please check out the recipe card below.

  • Wash, Peel, and Chop – Wash the carrots thoroughly in running water and pat them dry. Peel the skin of the carrots and chop and discard the top and bottom parts. Now cut the carrots into diagonal shapes as shown in the picture
  • Cook the Carrots – In a wide bottom vessel with medium heat, pour water, and add the chopped Carrots. Mix well and cook the Carrots until it turns tender. It may take approximately 7 to 10 minutes to cook the carrots
  • Drain – Drain the Carrots from the water and reserve them for later use
  • Melt the Butter – In a pan with medium heat, add butter and allow it to melt
  • Saute the Garlic – Add the minced garlic and saute until it turns aromatic
  • Add the seasonings – Add the chili flakes, crushed pepper, honey, and salt, and give it a good mix
  • Mix the Carrots Now add the tender cooked Carrots and mix until the honey sauce coats well on the carrots
  • Garnish and Serve – Finally, garnish with cilantro/coriander leaves and remove from heat. Now the sweet-savory Honey Glazed Carrots are ready for you to taste and enjoy

Tips

  • Carrots – Medium size carrots cook faster when compared to thicker ones. So I recommend choosing the same for the easy and fast cooking. However, you can also use baby carrots for similar results
  • Honey Sauce – Even though honey by itself gives the best sweet flavor to this dish you can also add a tsp of brown sugar for extra taste and flavor
  • Orange – Adding a few tbsp of orange juice to the honey sauce delivers the citrusy flavor and taste to your dish
  • Storage – These Honey Glazed Carrots stay fresh for up to 2 to 3 days in the refrigerator in an air-tight container

Storage Suggestions

These Honey Glazed Carrots taste great when served warm as soon as it is prepared. However, you can store the leftovers for up to 2 to 3 days in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. As time goes by, the sauce tends to turn thicker, so make sure to reheat them on the stovetop or in a microwave to achieve desired consistency.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this Honey Glazed Carrots as a side dish with grilled salmon, baked chicken drumsticks, baked chicken wingsor other favorite dishes of your choice for lunch and dinner

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Honey Glazed Carrots Recipe video

I have also shared a detailed video of this Honey Glazed Carrots Recipe below that I hope will help you to make a delicious side dish at home.

📖 Recipe

Yield: 3 Serving

Honey Glazed Carrots

Honey Glazed Carrots served in a white bowl with greens and rice nearby

Honey Glazed Carrots are a sweet, savory, and flavorful side dish. It is usually made with carrots, honey, basic seasonings, and herbs. These Honey Glazed Carrots are one of the best and easy-to-make dishes that taste great with most of the main dishes like rice, chicken, or seafood. And the best part is it comes under in 30 minutes and is perfect to enjoy for lunch and dinner.

Prep Time
5 minutes

Cook Time
20 minutes

Total Time
25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 Medium Size Carrots (1½ lb / 680 gm)

  • 4 cup Water

  • 3 tbsp Butter

  • 2 tbsp Garlic, minced

  • 1 tsp Chili Flakes

  • ½ tsp Crushed Peppercorn

  • 3 tbsp Honey

  • Salt, as needed

  • Coriander/ Cilantro Leaves, to garnish

Instructions

To make Honey Glazed Carrots

  1. Wash the carrots thoroughly in running water and pat them dry. Peel the skin of the carrots and chop and discard the top and bottom parts. Now cut the carrots into diagonal shapes as shown in the picture Chopping carrots diagonally on a cutting board
  2. In a wide bottom vessel with medium heat, pour water and add the chopped Carrots Carrots are cooking in a pan
  3. Mix well and cook the Carrots until it turns tender. It may take approximately 7 to 10 minutes to cook the carrots. Drain the Carrots from the water and reserve them for later use Tender cooked carrots in a bowl
  4. In a pan with medium heat, add butter and allow it to melt Butter melting in a pan
  5. Add the minced garlic and saute until it turns aromatic Sauteing the garlic in a pan
  6. Add the chili flakes, crushed pepper, honey, and salt, and give it a good mix Honey and other seasonings in a pan
  7. Now add the tender cooked Carrots and mix until the honey sauce coats well on the carrots Cooked carrot in honey garlic sauce
  8. Finally, garnish with cilantro/coriander leaves and remove from heat. Now the sweet-savory Honey Glazed Carrots are ready for you to taste and enjoy Honey Glazed Carrots garnished with cilantro leaves

To serve

  1. Serve this Honey Glazed Carrots as a side dish with grilled salmon, baked chicken drumsticks, baked chicken wings, or other favorite dishes of your choice for lunch and dinner Honey Glazed Carrots served in a white bowl

Notes

  1. Carrots – Medium size carrots cook faster when compared to thicker ones. So I recommend choosing the same for the easy and fast cooking. However, you can also use baby carrots for similar results
  2. Honey Sauce – Even though honey by itself gives the best sweet flavor to this dish you can also add a tsp of brown sugar for extra taste and flavor
  3. Orange – Adding a few tbsp of orange juice to the honey sauce delivers the citrusy flavor and taste to your dish
  4. Storage – These Honey Glazed Carrots stay fresh for up to 2 to 3 days in the refrigerator in an air-tight container

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

3

Serving Size:

1 cup

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 210Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 354mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 3gSugar: 21gProtein: 1g

Disclaimer: Nutrition information comes from third-party apps and calculators. The information is purely an estimate and provided for information purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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FAQ

What are Honey Glazed Carrots?

Honey Glazed Carrots are a sweet, savory, and easy-to-make side dish. It is usually made with fresh chopped carrots that are tossed in a warm honey garlic sauce. The best part is this side dish can be made in under 30 minutes and pairs great with most of your main dishes.

Can you make Glazed Carrots the day before?

Usually, these Honey Glazed Carrots taste great when prepared fresh but if you want to make them ahead, then I suggest making them a day before and storing them in an air-tight container. Make sure to reheat them on the stovetop or microwave before serving.

Can you reheat Honey-Glazed Carrots?

Yes, you can reheat them on the stovetop or microwave until the carrots warm through.

Can I use brown sugar for Honey Glazed Carrots?

Yes, you can use a tsp of brown sugar for extra sweetness.

I hope you enjoyed the recipe that I have shared here and I would love to hear from you about how it turned out for you. Please let me know.

If you have any other questions, feel free to post them in the comment section below and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

Happy Cooking!

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