Honey Balsamic-Glazed Roasted Carrots Recipe Makes Everyone Happy Vegetables Side Dishes

30Seconds Food
12 months ago

Soft carrots, tangy balsamic vinegar, salty Parmesan, sweet honey and crunchy sunflower seeds – this easy roasted carrot recipe hits on so many notes. Carrot lovers are going to eat this vegetable recipe up! The carrots are roasted until tender then drizzled with a honey balsamic glaze and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. For crunch, garnish with some sunflower seeds. 

Serve these flavorful baked honey balsamic glazed carrots as a side dish or over lettuce greens for a healthy salad. They make a wonderful side dish for ham, turkey, chicken, lamb, beef or seafood. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8


  • 2 pounds carrots, washed and left whole if smaller or cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • shelled sunflower seeds, for garnish

Here's how to make it:

  1. Put the carrots on a baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with the olive oil. Bake in a preheated 400-degree F oven for about 30 minutes, turning the carrots over halfway through.
  2. To make the glaze, put the honey and balsamic into a saucepot. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat and cook, stirring often, about 10 minutes or until it has slightly thickened. Add the butter and stir until melted. Set aside. 
  3. When carrots are tender, drizzle the glaze over the top. Sprinkle with a little Parmesan cheese and sunflower seeds. 

Note: 30Seconds is a participant in the Amazon affiliate advertising program and this post contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a commission or fees if you make a purchase via those links.

Recipe cooking times and servings are approximate. Need to convert cooking and baking measurements? Here are some kitchen conversion charts. Here's how to submit your recipes to 30Seconds.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily.

See more tips on 30Seconds.com – Inspire and be inspired!
Sheet Pans $9 & Up
Olive Oil $4 & Up
Honey $3 & Up

Comments (4)

Elisa Schmitz
Love this recipe - healthy and delish!
Perfect veggie side...
Barry Humfrey Geraldton
Thank you so much for Sharing
Post a comment

Related tips

See also

30seconds.com is a place to connect, discover and share inspiring tips - 30 seconds at a time.
Go to 30seconds.com

Let's Connect