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These Honey Lime Carrots have full sized carrots roasted in a honey, lime sauce until they're perfectly tender, and then topped with cheese, green onions, and cilantro. They taste like a carrot Mexican street corn.
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Honey Lime Roasted Carrots

These carrots are roasted whole with a honey lime sauce until they're perfectly tender, and then topped with cheese, green onions, and cilantro. They taste like a carrot version of Mexican street corn.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Vegetable
Keyword: Honey Lime Roasted Carrots
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 205kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large carrots, peeled about 8 carrots
  • 5 tbsp butter divided
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • juice of 1 lime
  • zest of 1 lime
  • 2 cloves fresh minced garlic
  • green onions for topping
  • chopped cilantro for topping
  • feta cheese for topping see notes above

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Place carrots in single layer on baking sheet. Melt 3 tbsp of butter and brush over tops of carrots. Sprinkle salt evenly over carrots. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • While carrots are roasting, melt remaining 2 tbsp of butter and the honey in a small sauce pan over medium mead. Once melted, stir in juice of lime, zest of lime, and garlic. Bring to a gentle simmer and allow to simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • When carrots are done with initial 20 minutes of baking, remove from oven. Toss carrots with a spatula. Pour honey mixture evenly over carrots.
  • Return carrots to oven and cook for an additional 20-30 minutes, or until carrots are tender even at their thickest part. Note: time will vary depending on the thickness of your carrots.
  • Serve warm. Top with green onions, cilantro, and feta cheese as desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 786mg | Potassium: 362mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 19390IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.3mg