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honey roasted carrots with burrata and a harissa carrot top vinaigrette

honey roasted carrots topped with creamy burrata and a spicy, sweet harissa carrot top vinaigrette. this side dish is both a feast for the eyes and your taste buds!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 generous side portions


  • baking sheet
  • peeler


  • 1-2 lbs carrots, peeled and trimmed
  • 6 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2.5 tbsp honey, divided
  • 1 bunch carrot tops, finely chopped (sub with parsely)
  • 2-3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced and made into a paste
  • 1 tbsp harissa paste
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice, optiional
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 oz fresh burrata (sub mozzarella, nut cheeses, or bocconcini)


  • Preheat the oven to 400 F and line a baking sheet with parchemnt paper. Toss prepared carrots on baking sheet with 2 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp honey, salt and pepper to taste. Bake at 400 F for 30-35 minutes or until tender and nicely browned.
  • While the carrots are roasting, combine all remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix until well combined. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
  • When carrots are done, remove from the oven. Plate on a serving plate, top with burrata. Drizzle prepared dressing right before serving.
Keyword carrot top vinaigrette, easy entertaining, easy holiday side, harissa, quick and healthy sides
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