Honey Glazed Carrots

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • Salt
  • 1 pound baby carrots
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
Directions

In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add salt and then carrots and cook until tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Drain the carrots and add back to pan with butter, honey and lemon juice. Cook until a glaze coats the carrots, 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with parsley.


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I have made these several times, always a hit. Serving for Christmas dinner; standing rib roast and loaded baked potatoes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Its the only way I cook carrots, any carrots. item not reviewed by moderator and published
So tasty! Love it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very easy recipe for those carrots in the fridge that you need to get rid of. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was very easy and very delicious! I used frozen sliced carrots cooked per instructions and then added the glaze ingredients per recipe. Very nice side dish that compliments any pork or chicken entree! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a great side. This year we are going to try with agave item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this last year for Thanksgiving and am making it again this year. Everyone loved it including me. I used real organic carrots (the kind Bugs Bunny would eat) and I cut them in half length-wise. I don't like so-called baby carrots. Only real carrots will do because they taste better. Do not over cook the carrots. This is a very simple, quick recipe that tastes great. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used only half of a baby lemon and found this recipe to be too lemony. I agree with the other reviewer who said this combination reminded them of honey&lemon tea when they are sick. I didn't think it was butter and delicious as I was hoping it would be. Two stars are because it was definitely a quick recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Love this recipe! Very simple but delicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I had just come home from the farmer's market with fresh today baby carrots and local honey which made this extra yummy! Can't wait to try it when my grandkids are here! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good, very easy and a very colorful display. I used colored carrots for an Easter vegetable. Went over very well, even the kids liked it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Really good! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I'm sure I did this wrong, but the honey was just too darn sweet for me. Carrots, in my opinion have a natural sweetness already, so I think I'll just stick to plain Jane carrots from now on. The glaze was watery and sat at the bottom of the dish when served. My family ate them though and my four year old scarfed them down. That's the reason for my three. item not reviewed by moderator and published
They were good but I thought they needed a caramelized onion or scallion for an added savory element. The lemon/honey flavor reminded me of lemon/honey tea when I have a cold. item not reviewed by moderator and published
OMG! Easy as pie and delicious, I will be making again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
SO incredibly easy and delicious!! I cannot stress enough how simple this recipe is... everything that is called for I had at home, which is a plus! Will definitely make this again item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was expecting a better flavor. I think brown sugar would be better for the sweetness. The recipe is so easy and quick that I still give it 3 stars. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Just made this tonight and I could not wait to rate it. Absolutely awesome. So easy, goof-proof and you do not have to spend a small fortune on ingredients that you'll rarely use again. Plus, it's delicious [the fresh lemon really adds to this dish]. The other thing I love about this recipe is that you could pair it with so many different entrees. . . chicken, beef, pork, fish . . .could work with just about anything, and although it reminds me of comfort food, it's summer and still worked so well with my dinner tonight. I will definitely make this again and not change a thing. Thank you for a great and simple recipe!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Wow! this recipe is wonderful! my whole family loved it! Even the picky toddlers!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were yummy but I've had problems with sauce reducing down both times. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were awesome. Followed the recipe as is, except cut down on cooking time of carrots by like a minute or 2, just to retain a little more crunch. That's how we like it though. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This made a delicious side to Bobby's Baked Tilapia and is one of my favorite vegetable side dishes. Try it with Alton Brown's Steamed Asparagus. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Excellent recipe! My parents loved it. Though I omitted the bay leaf and the pepper and it was still a hit! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good. Very easy. I couldn't find the carrots with the stems left on them. Wanted to add parsley for the color/presentation, but I was out. Thought of basil, but didn't want to ruin the anticipated flavor. Instead of putting back on the stove-top after adding the honey, lemon and butter, I put in the oven instead. Maybe this is why I didn't recognize a glaze. Anyhow, very good and I'll surely make again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Fantastic!! Thank you Sunny. Quick. Easy. Delicious. What more can I say!! Fixed this for Easter Sunday and it was the first dish to go empty! Loved it. Thanks agian for sharing Sunny! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These carrots were the hit of my Easter party! So good and easy to make! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great carrots! Even got my "don't cook my vegetables" kid to eat them! I used the whole baby carrots (like in the picture not the packaged fat baby ones as in the video so they were very pretty to look at as well as very tasty. I bet they'd be great cold too but 2 lbs were eaten by 4 adults and 3 kids so I'll just have to try them again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Love these carrots! Colorful, fresh, fast and most importantly, tasty. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Oh my stars. I tried these carrots and they were the best carrots I have ever had. These carrots didnt even make me parched like most carrots do. I would recommend making these carrots every night for dinner or for a special carrot party. These carrots rock my socks. I ate so many carrots I was afraid I might get beta-carotene overdose, but I didn't!! The stars in my universe aligned that night and I was made whole. item not reviewed by moderator and published
They are easy and they taste like candy. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Super delicious and a vibrant addition to any meal! item not reviewed by moderator and published
The best way to love carrots! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Excellent and easy with a great presentation. And, after sitting a day and having them for leftovers, the flavors were even more intense! You could really taste the lemon the next day. item not reviewed by moderator and published
They were my alternative to "green bean casserole"... and these carrots tasted SO much better! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very easy and a great tasting dish to boot. item not reviewed by moderator and published
LOVED LOVED LOVED THEM!!!! WOW!!! Is it wrong of me to redo my Thanksgiving menu on Christmas?! because that is what I want to do!!! This recipe was just so great and yummy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Simple and easy to make as well as tasty! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was really easy and tasted good, but nothing special, not a lot of strong flavor item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy to prepare, presentation is very nice and taste great! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were GREAT! Made them as a side dish for Thanksgiving as a last-minute change up from our usual carrot routine. SO good! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Absolutely loved it! Thank you Sunny! I will make this again for sure! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very easy recipe, I found it to be just average in taste though. Good, but nothing to write home about. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very easy recipe, I found it to be just average in taste though. Good, but nothing to write home about. item not reviewed by moderator and published
really good! i made this recipe for my papa at Thanksgiving due to the fact that he doesn't like greenbeans (at all. Everyone loved them! I cooked the honey, butter and lemon juice on medium at the last 3-4 min of the carrots boiling to make the glaze a bit thicker. this recipe makes really fresh tasting carrots that won't give you cavities. They're not too soft either. I'll definately make these again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I did not like this recipe because I don't like carrots, but everyone else in my family LOVED them. I tripled the recipe (using 3 lbs of regular sliced carrots, and let them sit on the Keep Warm setting of my Crock Pot while I finished the rest of my Thanksgiving dinner. There were no leftovers. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are great and really easy. I used a ginger infused honey and it was really great. Big hit, not leftovers. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a hit at my house for thanksgiving dinner! my guests loved it and the kids loved it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very easy preparation. Tastes great as well! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a new and different recipe and i will have to introduce this to my family. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very easy to do. I skipped the lemon juice by accident but it still tasted good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great recipe, super yummy! I didn't have baby carrots so I chopped up 3 full-size carrots - worked great. Maybe could have chopped up a few more, awesome recipe!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I served this as a side dish to a family meal, and everyone loved them. For those who are rating this low due to them feeling this is an artery clogger, you need to find a chef who specializes in healthy dishes such as Ellie Krieger. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Delightful recipe. Light and flavorful. Beautiful when plating. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was a very easy and tasty recipie i will make again item not reviewed by moderator and published
Excellent. Added cinnamon to taste and doubled honey and lemon juice for stronger flavor. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was so easy and ready in a short time. My husband loves carrots and was pleased with how delicious this recipe turned out. I will be preparing this dish more often in the future! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This were good and easy. My only complaint is the butter, honey and lemon juice added at the last 5 mins never cooked down and actually glazed the carrots. Nevertheless, the carrots were flavorful, I was just hoping for a glaze. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a delicious recipe! I invited my young cousin, that is a junior in college, over for dinner. He told me that he didn't eat vegetables. I asked him, "what grown man doesn't eat vegetable?" After trying these carrots, he said, "my mom must not know how to cook vegetables, because these are banging!" That means he at least eats carrots now. item not reviewed by moderator and published
A definate keeper. Not too sweet. Will be great for the holidays! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy holiday side dish. Nice change from brown sugar glazed carrots. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Awesome. Today, collecting my bountiful baskets I ended up with 2 lbs of carrots, and most of a lb in the fridge. Since there are just 2 of us, I went to the trusty ole Internet and found Sunny's recipe for glazed carrots. I always read the ratings for ideas. Saw one adding cinnamon and/or nutmeg. So I gave it a bit of zing with cardamon. I also halved the butter with olive oil. I wanted the butter flavor. Since hubby is allergic to honey I used Agava. They are still crisp tender for I am freezing them and when heated, I am hoping they will be just right. Thank you Sunny for an excellent--not to sweet-- glazed carrot recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Used sliced frozen carrots, 1/2 stick butter, honey, brown sugar, fresh parsley, & pinch of salt. This is a great side to pair with a salty or savory main course. We love this recipe & make it all the time! item not reviewed by moderator and published
So good...my children loved them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this for a Mother's Day supper and it turned out wonderfully. Everyone was asking for the recipe. I have to admit, I was almost a bit embarrassed, because it was simple and easy to make. I took one reviewers suggestion and added a bit of cinnamon as well as nutmeg. Those spices gave it a nice kick and this dish could really be great during the holiday's with those favors. I'm going to make this again, and again, and again. I'll keep experimenting with different spices. But, I have to say, this is a great recipe to start out with, then play with based on the time of year and occasion. BTW: make it with Sandra Lee's Honey-Spiced Ribs. . . Yummy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was weary about overcooking this since I had to increase the portion to a 5 lb. bag of baby carrots for Easter Brunch. Left out the parsley to make it kid friendly. But luckily, everything turned out. Let's just say even the kids devoured them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
easy and yummy item not reviewed by moderator and published
perfect! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Good but nothing spectacular. The carrots have to be cooked a little longer.... item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very easy, very tasty! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were great! its a battle with my 3 year old to get her to eat anything thats fruit or vegetable. She ate these up! They were sweet, but not to sweet, you could still taste carrot and the lemon gave it a good mix. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great recipe! For those of you who are complaining about the nutritional value of this dish, the reason they didn't post the value is because different brands and types of butter give you different nutritional values. If they were to post what they used, they'd have posted the nutritional value. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Really great recipe that brought around my non-carrot eaters. It is just super tasty. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good recipe! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was the first time I ever cooked carrots before. I have eaten sugar glazed carrots before, so I figured this would be a different type of sweet carrots. It was easy to put this together. And quick! After the carrots were drained, I had them simmering in the sauce and I had them cook for about 10 minutes, instead of 5. I wanted them to stay crunchy - and not mushy - thus this way of cooking. If you want them to have the nice honey taste and have a crunch at the same time, cook a nit longer at a simmering temperature. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I've never been a big fan of cooked carrots, but this recipe has changed that. Since my husband and I enjoy Sunny's show, I couldn't resist trying her recipe to use up the regular-sized carrots I had left over from another dish. By crinkle-cutting the carrots, the glaze seemed to stay on the carrots better. Now I'm anxious to try steaming the carrots as suggested by other reviewers! item not reviewed by moderator and published
The carrots came out perfect. I was afraid they would be too sweet but that was not so. It's a quick fix. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this recipe for Easter dinner, and although I thought they were ok - nicely glazed, sweet but not overly so - they were practically untouched by everyone else. You know a recipe isn't popular when one bite is taken and the rest stays on the plate. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I steamed the carrots as some of the previous reviewers suggested. Also I had to add more honey because it just wasn't that sweet. Next time I make this I will substitute in agave nectar instead of honey. But overall they were decent. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made these with some breaded deer meat and they were excellent. I didn't know what to expect, but really delicious and not too sweet. I especially loved how easy they were. Thanks for a great quick fix side that goes with so many dishes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
so simple and so fresh! I made the glaze while the carrots were steaming and placed the carrots in the glaze before they were fully cooked. I never thought honey, fresh lemon juice, and butter could enhance carrots the way it does. I definitely will make this again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this as a side for Thanksgiving. Everybody loved them. I followed the recipe exactly that time but have made some slight tweaks since: I steam the carrots instead of boil them. It only takes a tiny bit more time and saves all the good nutritional content. Also, I leave the carrots slightly underdone at this stage before tossing them into the glaze mixture, as they will cook further in while in the glaze sauce and you don't want mushy carrots. The second time I made it I also had the glaze sauce going while the carrots steamed. This way it thickened up quicker. If you wait to combine it when the carrots are done steaming then the glaze is too watery. Lastly, I also put in 1/3 less butter and it was just as good as the first time i made it. The important flavors to me were the sweetness of honey and tang of lemon. I love this recipe item not reviewed by moderator and published
I didn't read through all the comments but this recipe works just a well if you steam the carrots before glazing them, rather than boil which cooks out most of the good stuff bringing your nutritional value to pure cellulose (fiber) = zero! Never boil veggies, only steam. great carrots I am making these tonight! item not reviewed by moderator and published
How hard is it to get the nutritional content for carrots, butter, and honey??? The Food Network isn't responsible for our health, our weight, or cholesterol levels.. we are!!! The Food Network is only responsible for giving us great ideas for and with food.... item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were really great. For the comments about not being healthy and nutritional charts, take the ingredients and count them out separately and always remember that a recipe is a guideline, if there are things you dont like about it, tweak it. Get real guys. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have made many a recipe for glazed carrots, some better than others...this recipe was delicious! I will make this version from now on...a word to those complaining about the lack of nutritional values...if you are that into nutrition then it should be obvious to you that 2 tbls. of butter and 2 tbls. of honey in this recipe are minimal amounts and not even close to 'killing/clogging' levels...what a ridiculous waste of time it was to write that and Food Network is better off without you as a viewer... I enjoy your network very much and am smart enough to bypass any recipe I feel would not be a good fit into my diet regime... item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was the perfect sweetness for an already sweet vegetable. And for those who wish there was a nutritional value added to this recipe: The only fat/cholesterol would be in the 2 Tbsp butter and that wouldn't be much considering you are using 1 lb carrots. Also, if you are worried about your health, you can substitute margarine or even olive oil instead. It is such a shame that you would sacrifice such great recipes when you can substitute the "bad" ingredients yourselves. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Would reallly love to try your recipes but you don't put down the nutrional chart of what cholestrol, fiber, fats & so on on them. Otherwise, they sound great. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Not too sweet like other recipes I have tried. They were the perfect blend of sweet & savory. I'll use this recipe again for sure! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This lemon/honey sauce was so good! It's a great way to hide the fact that you are eating veggies :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a very easy recipe and tastes very fresh. If you are looking for a semi-sweet carrot recipe that does not taste overly sweetened/heavy or overdone, like at thanksgiving, give it a try. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Even my mom, who is not especially wowed by food in particular, raved about it and wanted the recipe. The glaze simply makes the carrots scrumptious, and causes you to wish that the recipe was quadrupled -- you want to eat tons more than provided. Thanks Sunny for the excellent recipe!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
We really enjoyed this dish. The kids made me cook more! Served them with "Iron Chef", Cat Cora's Lamb Chops... Thanks Sunny item not reviewed by moderator and published
Carrots came out perfectly tender with just the right amount of seasoning. Not too sweet, oily, or sticky. Seasoning let the carrots take center stage. This will become my standard carrot recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Perfect recipe, easy to follow. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Never a big carrot fan, other than Carrot Juice. I'm strange, but that's not the point. These carrots are amazing. I dashed in a little Cinnamon, nutmeg and just a little clove and it was AMAZING. My wife actually ate two helpings, and there was enough for both of us to take to work the next day. Make more then you expect because they are a great snack the next day. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I am always looking for ways to incorporate more veggies at the dinner table and this gives a nice alternative to broccoli. I did add a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg and a bit more honey. It was a winner! I'll make it again and again. Thanks Sunny! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I would recommend a little more honey, but the fresh parsely gives it a nice fresh flavor. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These carrots are done Sunny Side Up with a phenomenal peppery flavor from the parsley, the lemon juice brings it together with a nice, not heavy, sticky glaze that compliments these tender carrots beautifully item not reviewed by moderator and published
The food is great, but apart from the food, I would like to comment on the stylist finally taking Sunny out of the hoody outfit. The blazer and the jeans are so attracitive and yet approachable. She is a great cook and the new look is much better. My husband and I kept thinking that the hoody was not a good look for her. She looked great today. Thank you and love the show item not reviewed by moderator and published
The carrots were a nice texture but I thought they were a little bland. I think it needed more sweetness. Also, the recipes says to bring water to a boil, but does not give an amount. item not reviewed by moderator and published
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Try to real Orange juice and also the zest item not reviewed by moderator and published
Well a pretty good guess would be enough to cover the carrots by a reasonable margin. Incidentally you did put the honey in didn't you? item not reviewed by moderator and published

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