Roasted Rainbow carrots, honey glazed with melted butter, are a perfect whole kaleidoscope carrot that is as beautiful as it is delicious. This fork-tender vegetable with garlic and thyme combines this earthy vegetable in a sweet and savory side dish. Healthy, delicious, and highly requested for Easter and Thanksgiving, honey glazed rainbow carrots are an eyepopping multicolored side dish that you will just want more of.
Grease a baking pan and place carrots in a single layer on the baking sheet. Set aside.
In a small bowl, add melted butter and honey. Mix well. Drizzle honey over carrots. Sprinkle with garlic powder, thyme, salt and pepper. Cover green tops loosely with foil to prevent them from burning.
Bake for 25 minutes, flipping carrots over halfway through.
What other carrots can I honey roast? There are many types of carrots out there. Any classic carrot would work, however depending on the size of the carrot (small, medium, or larger carrots) the time may need to be adjusted to ensure a fork-tender roasted vegetable.What are rainbow carrots? Rainbow carrots come in a kaleidoscope of colors that are traditionally different from other organic carrots or raw carrots. They are sometimes called tri-colored carrots, rainbow carrots, or even heirloom carrots. Do I have to wash or prep vegetables?Absolutely. Carrots come right from the ground and are root vegetables and should be well washed. Additionally, pat dry from excess moisture. Should I peel colored carrots first? It is fine to roast unpeeled carrots. These raw carrots are typical of the smaller carrot varieties so you do not want to take off too much of the vegetable. How can I store carrot leftovers? Store roasted carrots in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 days. Are carrots healthy? Yes, they are! Carrot has been shown to help lower cholesterol levels as it contains fiber which helps keep your digestive system running smoothly. It also provides vitamins A, C, K, and B6. The beta carotene found within carrots gives us antioxidants that protect against cancer cells. Specifically, purple carrots are high in those antioxidants. Are carrots keto or low carb? Carrots are higher in carbs than many other vegetable options. While they can (without the honey of course) be eaten in s