Sweet-Honey Glazed Rainbow Carrots

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***This post is made in collaboration with Beeyond The Hive. All content, ideas and words are my own.***

These Sweet-Honey Glazed Rainbow Carrots are the perfect, colorful side dish to any meal or festive holiday event! They take just minutes to pull together, have a nice hint of sweetness from honey and, if need be, can be partially prepared ahead of time.

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Ingredients Needed For These Honey Glazed Rainbow Carrots:

  • Rainbow heirloom carrots
  • Butter
  • Honey – Beeyond The Hive is my all-time favorite honey brand! Be sure to check them out.
  • Lemon
  • Salt and pepper

FYI: Here is a helpful tip. To partially prepare the carrots ahead of time, just boil, drain and then store them in the fridge. Right before serving, add the carrots and other ingredients to a saucepan and finish off the cooking process. Doing it this way is a nice time saver.

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This Sweet-Honey Glazed Rainbow Carrots recipe is such a great side dish. I hope you love them as much as I do!

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Sweet-Honey Glazed Rainbow Carrots


  • Author: Naomi
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 people 1x

Description

Sweet-Honey Glazed Rainbow Carrots are the perfect, colorful side dish to any meal or festive holiday event! They take just minutes to pull together, have a nice hint of sweetness from honey and, if need be, can be partially prepared ahead of time.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 lb. Rainbow Heirloom Carrots, peeled
  • 1 tbsp Miyoko’s Creamery European Style Cultured Vegan Unsalted Butter, or butter of choice
  • 2 tbsp Beeyond The Hive Raw Wildflower Honey
  • 1/4 Lemon, freshly squeezed juice
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • Himalayan Pink Salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Carrots: Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add the carrots. Cook until tender about 6-8 minutes. Drain.
  2. Stir: On medium heat, add the carrots to a saucepan with the butter. Let the butter melt, then stir in the honey and lemon juice. 
  3. Cook: Cook until the carrots become glazed and are a bit sticky; about 3-5 minutes. 
  4. Season: Add a touch of pepper and salt and serve immediately. 

Notes

  • Carrots: To partially prepare the carrots ahead of time, just boil, drain and then store in the fridge. Right before serving, add the carrots and other ingredients to a saucepan and finish off the cooking process. 
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Carrot Recipes, Dairy-Free, Dairy-Free Recipes, Easy Lunch Recipes, Easy Side Dish Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, Healthy, Healthy Dinner, Healthy Lunch, Holiday Recipes, Honey Recipes, Low-Cholesterol, Lunch, Side Dish, Vegetarian

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2 Comments

  1. Now this is an impressive menu! Each item looks so pretty and delicious! You deserve some points for this one!
    Happy Thanksgiving to A Life Delicious and her precious family!

    1. HAHAHA, yes I deserve BIG points for this meal! Love you Patricia. You have always been my cheerleader, and it means the world to me!

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