Carrots are a staple in my kitchen – they’re healthy, versatile, and my family loves them! One of my all-time favorite ways to prepare carrots is with a simple honey glaze.
These honey glazed carrots are the perfect side dish for any occasion, whether you’re hosting a holiday dinner or just looking for a flavorful and healthy side dish to serve your family. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you!
Honey Glazed Carrots Recipe
- 1 lb carrots, peeled
- 2 tbsp butter
- 2 tbsp honey
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
- In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
- Add the carrots to the skillet and sauté for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they are tender.
- Drizzle the honey over the carrots and stir to coat evenly.
- Continue to cook the carrots for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until they are glazed and caramelized.
- Season the carrots with salt and pepper to taste.
- Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.
- Serve immediately and enjoy!
Sweet and Savory Side Dish Ideas
These honey glazed carrots are a great way to add some sweetness and flavor to an otherwise basic vegetable. The honey adds a subtle sweetness that perfectly balances the earthy flavor of the carrots, while the butter helps to create a rich and decadent glaze. Plus, this dish is incredibly easy to make – it only requires a few ingredients and can be ready in under 15 minutes!
This dish is also incredibly versatile – you can serve it alongside roasted chicken or pork chops, or even toss it with some quinoa for a quick and easy vegetarian meal. It’s the perfect side dish for any occasion and is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. So next time you’re looking for a simple and delicious way to jazz up your carrots, give this recipe for honey glazed carrots a try – you won’t be disappointed!
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