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honey and lemon glazed carrots

These Honey, Rosemary, and Lemon Glazed Carrots are a fast and simple side dish. in my opinion, a simple side dish that’s just perfect for the season.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: honey and lemon glazed carrots
Servings: 4
Calories: 129kcal
Author: Luda huang


  • skillet


  • 1 pound carrots
  • 1/2 cup vegetable stock
  • 3 Tablespoons honey divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • Rosemary


  • Wash your carrots and trim as desired.
  • Put the carrots in a large skillet with the stock, 1 Tablespoon of honey and salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the carrots are just tender, approximately 5 minutes for cut carrots and 10-12 minutes for whole carrots. Turn or stir carrots about halfway through.
  • Remove the lid. Continue cooking until the liquid reduces to approximately 2 Tablespoons.
  • Add the rest of the honey, butter, Rosemary, and zest of the lemon.
  • Continue cooking until the sauce thickens and turns a light brown.
  • Remove from the heat. Add the juice of 1/2 lemon. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and additional lemon as desired. Serve warm.


Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 367mg | Potassium: 400mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 19094IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg