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Honey Za’atar Roasted Carrots

Honey za'atar roasted carrots are full of tangy, savory and sweet flavor. Between the caramelization, honey and spices, you won't be able to get enough of this healthy side dish!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: carrots, Easter side dish, roasted carrots, roasted vegetables
Servings: 5

Ingredients

  • 3 lb carrots with some green stems showing, cleaned and scrubbed
  • 3 Tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 Tbsp za’atar spice blend
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp raw honey

For serving:

  • Fresh lemon zest
  • Fresh Italian parsley, roughly chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and place baking sheet in oven as it preheats.
  • Place carrots in a shallow dish and add avocado oil, lemon juice, za’atar, cumin seeds, granulated garlic, sea salt and black pepper. Use hands to mix and coat with mixture.
  • Remove baking sheet from oven and add seasoned carrots in a single layer. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, giving a shake to the pan halfway through.
  • Drizzle honey over carrots and place back in oven for another 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and garnish with fresh lemon zest and chopped Italian parsley. Serve immediately.