Glazed Carrots & Zucchini

Preparation time:
10 mins
Cooking time:
40 mins
Recipe provided by: New Idea

Colourful vegies like zucchini and carrot make for perfectly festive Christmas dinner accompaniments!


¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup brown sugar
2 tblsps honey
2 x 375g packets chantenay carrots, washed, halved lengthways
4 zucchini (600g), halved crossways and then lengthways
Fresh thyme sprigs, to garnish


1 Line a large roasting pan with baking paper.

2 Combine oil, sugar and honey in a large bowl. Add carrots. Toss to coat well.

3 Using tongs, transfer carrots to roasting pan, in a single layer. Reserve honey mixture in bowl.

4 Add zucchini to bowl with reserved honey mixture. Toss until lightly coated.

5 Cook carrots in a moderate oven (180C) for 20 minutes. Turn carrots. Increase oven to hot (200C). Place zucchini in roasting pan on top of carrots.

6 Cook for a further 20 minutes, turning zucchini halfway through, or until vegetables are tender. Transfer to a serving platter.

7 Garnish with thyme.

New Idea
Carolyn Fienberg
Oliver Ford & Andre Martin

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