Honey Harissa Pan-Roasted Carrots
Honey Harissa Roasted Carrots, a simple roasted carrots side dish recipe with a sweet and spicy honey harissa sauce. Only five ingredients and fifteen minutes!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Yield: 2 serving
- Category: Salads and Side Dishes
- Method: Pan-roasting
- Cuisine: American, North African-inspired
- 5 large carrots, peeled and sliced
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoons harissa sauce
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1/2 tablespoon water
- pinch of cumin seeds
- pinch of flaky sea salt
- Heat olive oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. When warm, add carrots and pan roast 7-10 minutes until golden brown, stirring frequently to brown all sides.
- Meanwhile, add harissa sauce, honey, and water to a small mixing bowl and whisk until well combined. When carrots are softened and browned, pour sauce into pan with carrots and mix until vegetables are coated evenly.
- To serve, remove carrots to a plate and top with cumin seed and a sprinkle of flaked sea salt. Enjoy!
- Notes: this recipe can also be done in the oven by preheating to 400 F and roasting carrots until golden brown, then adding sauce to coat and cooking a few minutes more.
- Tools Needed: knife set, cutting board, glass mixing bowls, whisk
- Prep Ahead: cut carrots ahead of time and mix together honey harissa sauce to streamline cooking time
- Leftovers and Storage: let carrots cool completely and store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to four days
- Nutrition notes: this simple sweet and spicy carrot side dish is a good source of fiber, vitamin A, and vitamin c. Pair it with a lean protein and healthy whole grains with a side of healthy plant-based fats (like avocado or oils) for a complete meal
- Serving Size: 1 serving (about 1 cup)
- Calories: 159
- Sugar: 25g
- Sodium: 281mg
- Fat: 3g
- Saturated Fat: 0g
- Unsaturated Fat: 3g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 33g
- Fiber: 5g
- Protein: 1g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
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