This lemony side dish gives carrots a little more sweetness with honey and a little zing from cayenne.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss carrots with oil and cayenne; season with salt. Arrange in a single layer (use 2 baking sheets, if necessary). Roast, tossing once halfway through, until tender, 30 to 40 minutes.

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  • In a small bowl, whisk together honey, zest, and lemon juice; season with salt. If making ahead of time, cover and refrigerate carrots and dressing separately, up to 1 day. Otherwise, drizzle dressing over cooked carrots (still on baking sheet); toss to coat. Transfer to a serving dish; serve warm or at room temperature.

Reviews (2)

11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
02/23/2009
I liked these but my husband found the cayenne a bit unexpected (not in a good way). I halved the recipe and the carrots were done in less than 30 minutes.
Rating: Unrated
04/20/2008
Carrots done this way are great even without the lemon sauce. I found the carrots only needed about 20 minutes of cooking time. I added the honey/lemon sauce once they were cooked and served immediately.