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Grilled carrots with honey glaze and cheese cream

Grilled carrots with honey glaze and cheese cream

Carrots like never before - our recipe for Grilled carrots with honey glaze and cheese cream is bound to leave an impression. The honey glaze with spicy chili, aromatic ginger, nutty sesame oil and fresh lime juice will cover your carrots in intense flavours while the cheese cream will give your dish a rich finish.

4 portions
Citrusy Pungent Spice

ingredients

Cheese cream

  • 3½ ounces salad cheese (block)
  • ⅝ cup greek-style yoghurt 2%
  • ½ tsp finely grated lime zest (pesticide-free)
  • freshly ground pepper

Honey glaze

  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1½ tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped red chilli
  • ½ tsp salt flakes
  • ⅕ cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 12 rinsed carrots keeping approx. 1¼ in. on the tops
  • ½ tsp coarse salt

preparation

1. Mash the cheese in a bowl and combine with the yogurt, lime zest and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

2. Combine the honey, oil and the rest of the ingredients. Season to taste.

3. Boil the carrots in lightly salted water for approx. 3 min. Drain well in a colander.

4. Heat a grill pan nice and hot – about 3 min.

5. Grill the carrots for about 10 min. – turning occasionally – until golden.

6. Brush with some of the glaze during the last 2 min.

7. Drizzle more glaze over the carrots in the serving dish.

8. Sprinkle with salt flakes and mint.

Tips & tricks

You can also grill the carrots on a barbecue over indirect heat – use a grill tray. Brush the carrots with melted butter and grill covered for approx. 30 min. until tender. Turn the carrots over several times. Brush with the glaze during the last couple of minutes.