Harissa is a spicy Tunisian or Moroccan condiment used to flavor meat or veggie dishes. You can make your own with our easy Harissa recipe, or use store bought, to save on time. Serve these roasted carrots with our Over the Top Hummus Bar.

Duration: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 6


6 medium carrots, multi-colored if possible
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
¼ cup harissa, homemade (link under photo) or store bought
2 teaspoons honey


1. Preheat oven 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Slice carrots on the bias into 1 ½-inch size pieces. Toss with evoo, salt, and pepper. Place on prepared sheet pan. Roast at 350°F for 20 minutes.

3. In a small bowl, stir harissa and honey. Remove carrots from the oven, drizzle harissa mixture over top. Return carrots to the oven and cook for 10 minutes more, until caramelized.

4. Cool carrots on baking sheet, then transfer to a platter. Serve as a side dish or with our Over the Top Hummus Bar.

By Jamie Geller

Jamie Geller is the only best-selling cookbook author who wants to get you out of the kitchen – not because she doesn’t love food – but because she has tons to do. As “The Bride Who Knew Nothing” Jamie found her niche specializing in fast, fresh, family recipes. Now the “Queen of Kosher” (CBS) and the “Jewish Rachael Ray” (New York Times), she’s the creative force behind JOYofKOSHER.com and “JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller” magazine. Jamie and her hubby live in Israel with their six super kids who give her plenty of reasons to get out of the kitchen – quickly.

Originally published on November 23rd, 2016

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