Honey Mustard Carrots

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Sep. 26, 2022
After tasting this side dish at a restaurant, I created a similar recipe by trial and error in my own kitchen. Since we have six beehives, I like to use honey in many of my recipes. -Jean Dandrea, Burkesville, Kentucky


  • 2 pound carrots, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley


  1. Place 1 in. of water in a large saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3 minutes or until tender. In a small bowl, combine the honey, mustard, cumin and cinnamon. Drain carrots well; stir in the butter, salt and pepper. Add honey mixture; heat through. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 128 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 317mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 5g fiber), 2g protein.