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Brown Butter Honey Glazed Carrots ~ tender carrots roasted and glazed in a delicious nutty, brown butter honey-garlic sauce.
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Brown Butter Honey Glazed Carrots

Brown Butter Honey Glazed Carrots ~ step by step instructions to make brown butter. Take this classic side to the next level. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brown butter carrots recipe
Servings: 4
Author: A Gouda Life


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt + pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 pounds carrots
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped (optional garnish)


Brown Butter:

  • Cut the butter into pieces and add it to the skillet over medium heat. Stir the butter slowly allowing it to melt evenly. You’ll see it start to foam ~ keep stirring ~ and watch closely.
  • The foam will subside and you’ll notice a nutty aroma and light golden color. Keep a close eye on the butter. It can go from browned to burnt quickly. 
  • When the brown butter is finished, remove it from the heat, blend in the honey, chopped thyme, grated garlic and stir to combine. 

The carrots:

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Peel and cut the carrots into about the same size pieces so they'll cook evenly. 
  • Combine the sliced carrots with the brown butter honey in the skillet, stirring well until they're coated.
  • Transfer the carrots including the brown butter honey to a baking sheet, season with salt and pepper and bake 15-20 minutes or until the carrots are fork tender. 
  • Transfer the carrots to a serving dish, garnish with fresh parsley and serve warm.