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Happy almost-December everyone! These Roasted Spicy Honey Carrots With Yogurt Parsley Sauce were inspired by a few different recipes in the Gjelina Cookbook (one of the most beautiful and flavourful cookbooks I own + one that would make a great holiday gift!!) As much as I love that cookbook for inspiration, many of the meals are quite elaborate. If you know me, I’m all about simple easy dishes, and these roasted carrots are just that!

A delicious side dish for your next holiday gathering, the spicy honey gives a unique flavor to the roasted carrots, while the yogurt parsley sauce provides a refreshing contrast. It tastes best served immediately, but if making ahead, be sure to keep the carrots separate from the sauce so that the carrots can be reheated. I hope you guys enjoy this one!

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These roasted carrots make a simple, yet delicious side dish for the holidays. A little bit sweet, spicy, and refreshing - this dish packs a flavourful punch!
Plate of roasted carrots drizzled with yogurt sauce, chopped pecans, and parsley
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  • Approx 1.5 pounds baby carrots
  • 1 Tbsp spicy honey (I used Mike's Hot Honey, but you could use regular honey + chilli flakes)
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt (benefits of Greek yogurt)
  • 1/3 cup parsley
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp pistachios, chopped
  • Sprinkle of red pepper flakes to serve


  • Preheat oven to 350F. 
  • Peel and wash baby carrots. Dry with a paper towel.
  • Toss carrots in a mixing bowl with spicy honey and olive oil until well-coated. Spread carrots over a baking sheet. Roast in oven for approx. 30-40 minutes until tender and slightly browned.
  • In a food processor, add greek yogurt, parsley, lemon juice, and sea salt to taste. Mix until well-combined.
  • Remove carrots from oven, and place in a serving dish. Drizzle with yogurt sauce (save some for dipping), sprinkle with chopped pistachios, a few red pepper flakes, and parsley. Add salt as desired. Best served hot.


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