Harissa -Honey Roasted Carrots

By February 6, 2024Recipes

Harissa-Honey Roasted Carrots with Pomegranate and Parsley are a restaurant-worthy side dish. With minimal ingredients and bold flavours, these roasted carrots pair well with any protein or entree.

Prep Time: 7 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Servings: 4


    • 1 pound (450g) carrots, peeled and trimmed
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons harissa paste
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • Fresh cilantro or parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Prepare the Carrots: Cut the carrots into uniform-sized pieces, about 1-inch (2.5cm) thick. If the carrots are large, you can slice them lengthwise into halves or quarters.
  3. Prepare the Harissa-Honey Glaze: In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, harissa paste, honey, ground cumin, ground coriander, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  4. Coat the Carrots: Place the carrots in a large mixing bowl. Pour the harissa-honey glaze over the carrots and toss until they are evenly coated.
  5. Roast the Carrots: Transfer the coated carrots to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil, spreading them out in a single layer. Roast in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the carrots are tender and caramelized around the edges, tossing halfway through the cooking time to ensure even cooking.
  6. Serve: Once roasted, transfer the carrots to a serving platter. Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro or parsley for a burst of freshness.
  7. Enjoy: Serve the harissa-honey roasted carrots as a side dish alongside your favourite main course. These flavorful carrots are perfect for any occasion, from weeknight dinners to holiday gatherings. Enjoy!

Note: Feel free to adjust the amount of harissa paste and honey according to your taste preferences. If you prefer a spicier flavour, you can increase the amount of harissa paste. Similarly, if you prefer a sweeter flavour, you can increase the amount of honey.