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Balsamic Glazed Roasted Carrots
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Carrots are often over-looked as a vegetable, but you won't over-look these balsamic glazed carrots! This delicious side dish has only 5 ingredients and is super easy to prepare.
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegetarian, Holiday Favorites
Servings: 6
Calories: 125 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 pounds. carrots peeled
  • 5 to 8 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • fresh thyme leaves for garnish
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 425°F.
  2. Combine the melted butter, honey and balsamic vinegar in a medium bowl.
  3. Slice the carrots on a severe bias into 1-inch thick slices. Add the carrots to the bowl with the balsamic vinegar mixture and toss to coat. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Spread the carrots out, in a single layer, on a baking sheet. Nestle the sprigs of thyme into the carrots and transfer the baking sheet to the oven.

  4. Roast for 35 to 40 minutes, turning the carrots over halfway through the cooking time. They should be fork tender when fully roasted. Transfer the carrots to a serving dish.
  5. Add 1 tablespoon of water to the sheet pan to deglaze the pan, scraping the pan with a flat spatula.
  6. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black and drizzle the glazing liquid from the pan over the top. Garnish with fresh thyme leaves and serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Balsamic Glazed Roasted Carrots
Amount Per Serving
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 107mg4%
Potassium 493mg14%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 25415IU508%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.