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Roasted Carrots with Whipped Ricotta and Hot Honey






Let’s talk carrots!


When it comes to carrots, there are countless things we can do with them. While many see them as something that can just be throw into a salad, I see options! You can put them in a salad, soups, sauces, enjoy them as fries, and they are so good over some whipped ricotta!

There are some recipes you just need in your back pocket. This recipe for Roasted Carrots with whipped ricotta and hot honey is one of them!

Many veggie dishes fall short as we don’t season the veggies. By just imparting a little bit of flavor with pantry staples, you can completely elevate this dish. It’s worth your time, please give it a go! If carrots didn’t pair well with curry already, the sauce! Oh my gosh the sauce is so good. It’s slightly sweet, savory with a hint of heat. You can throw it on anything and everything.

These carrots are so good for countless reasons. They cook fairly fast, have texture, are crispy, are perfect for a main dish or side dish, pack tons of flavor, can easily be made in bulk, have aesthetic appeal, have notes of thyme, are salty, sweet, perfect for any season, and have a hint of heat! Bonus, carrot fries pack more nutrients and fiber than a potato keeping you fuller and due to many properties, your skin glowing!

If you’re all about fries or effortless side dishes that packs a flavor punch, you’re going to love these new Roasted Carrots whipped ricotta and hot honey!






Why this recipe is great: 




Perfect side dish and sauce



Flavor packed 

Perfect for any season 

Packs a hint of heat and sweet 






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Roasted Carrots with Whipped Ricotta and Hot Honey

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  • Author: Gabrielle
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: Serves 2-4 1x


Units Scale
  • 12 carrots, slice larger ones in half
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1 1/2 tsp hot honey
  • 2/3 cup ricotta or vegan cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste


Prepare Ingredients:

  • Preheat oven to 400ºF. Trim the greens from the carrots and scrub the dirt off with a paper towel.

Roast the Carrots:

  • Add the carrots to a roasting pan and top with olive oil, salt, and thyme. Toss and coat.
  • Roast for 20 to 30 mins until crispy

Prepare the Whipped Ricotta:

  • In a food processor, combine the ricotta cheese ingredients. If you’d like to make this dairy free you can use a vegan option! Pulse until smooth and creamy. If too thick, add additional extra virgin olive oil until your desired consistency is reached. The whipped ricotta should be spreadable. Set aside at room temperature until the carrots have finished roasting.
  • To plate spread the ricotta on the plate first, then top with the carrots, and garnish with hot honey, chopped pistachios and additional thyme.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins




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  1. Hi there! Could I make the whipped ricotta a day ahead of time?

  2. I’m sorry but the recipie isn’t clear on what ingredients we’re using for the whipped ricotta. Usually it’s divided out when you list the ingredients. Is it everything but the carrots?

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