Christmas Side Dish – Honey Roasted Carrots with Caraway Seeds

This Christmas, be inspired by Dylan James, Head Chef at our Cambium restaurant, who shares his festive side dish recipe - Honey Roasted Carrots with Caraway Seeds.


  • 6-8 Large carrots
  • 2tbsp Caraway seeds
  • 100ml Honey
  • 2tbsp Neutral oil (rapeseed/ vegetable oil)
  • Salt & pepper to taste




  1. Bring a pan of water to a rolling boil and pre-heat your oven to gas mark 5/ 170 fan / 375 Fahrenheit.


  1. Top & tail and peel the carrots.


  1. Slice the carrots on a diagonal.


  1. Par-boil the sliced carrots for 4 minutes until they are slightly softened. Strain through a colander.


  1. In a roasting tray add the oil, salt and pepper, caraway seeds and the par-boiled carrots.


  1. Cook for 15 minutes then add in the honey and toss to coat all the lovely carrots in the sweet, sticky honey.


  1. Cook for a further 5 minutes until everything is sticky and glossy.


  1. Finish with a little extra salt and they are ready to serve.

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