Caramelised carrots, celery and honey

March 7, 2012 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Caramelised carrots, celery and honey recipe

If you’re in need of a side dish that’s nutritious but also appeals to the sweet tooth-ed, caramelised carrots, celery and honey is the answer! This delicious side has just enough sweetness, as well as some creamy saltiness thrown in, to make it extra-appetising but still healthy. Great for kids and adults!

Caramelised carrots, celery and honey

Serves: 4 - 6
Cooking Time: 10 mins


  • 1kg carrots, halved lengthways
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 80ml (¾ cup) olive/avocado oil
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) ground cumin
  • 100g pine nuts
  • 125ml (½ cup) honey
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 100g feta, crumbled
  • 3 celery leaves, to serve



Preheat the oven to 180°C.


Toss the carrots with the lemon juice, oil, cumin, nuts, honey and season.


Bake until the carrots are cooked and glossy.


Place the carrots on a serving dish, adjust the seasoning, sprinkle with the feta and celery leaves and serve.

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