A perfect roasted carrot recipe with honey, a little spice and the most delicious tahini sauce drizzled over. See how easy it is to roast carrots in the oven! Skip to the honey-roasted carrot recipe
This simple roasted carrot recipe has been in our recent dinner round. It’s quick to make and utilizes one of my favorite recipes in Inspired Taste, our dreamy tahini sauce.
The carrots would be amazing without the sauce, but they reach a whole new level with it. For the carrots, we roast them with a little honey (hell caramelized pieces), coriander, salt and pepper. Coriander is an underrated spice and we like to use it often. It has a mellow citrus flavor, almost sweet. If you do not have it on hand, try cumin instead.
Once the carrots have been roasted in the oven and have been golden and spot caramelized, we take them out and drizzle over tehini sauce. Tahini sauce is something we have in our fridge all the time. You can see how simple it is to make by looking at our tahini sauce recipe. It is vegan and delicious made with tehini, garlic, lemon and olive oil.
You can also enjoy our roasted carrots with parsley garlic butter or these roasted carrots from Maple Cumin!
Roast carrots in a perfect oven
We love roasting vegetables here – see our roasted broccoli, roasted cauliflower lemon parmesan and this simple asparagus roasted in garlic (even with tehini sauce).
To roast carrots in the oven, peel and cut them so that they are all the same size. Toss the carrots with a little olive oil, salt, pepper and if desired, a drizzle of honey and a little spice (in our case, it will be the coriander).
Spread the carrots on baking paper so that they are all in one layer, then roast until browned and soft. In an oven at 400 degrees Celsius, it takes about 20 minutes.
See how dark they are? It makes them taste good. The sugars from the honey and carrots are caramelized, making them especially tasty.
When you are ready to eat, toss the carrots on a plate and drizzle over them some or a little tahini sauce that you like. I go for it – love this sauce! If you do not have a tahini sauce on hand, try tossing the carrots with a little honey butter for a little extra honey flavor.
Honey-roasted carrots with tahini sauce
Honey-roasted carrots drizzled with one of our favorite homemade sauces, tahini sauce. It’s very simple to make, take a look at our tahini sauce recipe and how to make it.
Makes 4 servings
You will have to
2 kg carrots, peeled and cut (10 to 12 carrots)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon ground coriander (substitute: also delicious ground cumin)
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 to 3 tablespoons tahini sauce, see our recipe for homemade tahini sauce
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Use about 1 teaspoon of the oil to lightly grease a pan or baking pan large enough to fit the carrots in one layer.
Cut carrots into 2 to 3-inch sticks. Depending on how wide and thicker the edges are, you may need to spread each stick in half, along its length.
Peel the remaining olive oil, honey, coriander, salt and pepper together in a bowl large enough to match the carrots. Add the carrots and mix to coat. Spread the carrots evenly in the prepared pan or pan. Roast in the oven until browned and soft, about 20 minutes.
Drizzle tehini sauce over the carrots and serve.
Adam and Joan’s tips
Nutrition per serving: Serving size 1 out of 4 servings / Calories 237 / Total fat 13.5 g / Saturated fat 1.9 g / Cholesterol 0 mg / sodium 451.7 mg / carbohydrate 28.7 g / Dietary fiber 7 g / Total sugars 15.1 g / protein 4.1 g