Air-Fried Balsamic Glazed Carrots

Need an impressive side dish stat? These delicious, showy air-fryer carrots are ready in 20 minutes.

Balsamic Glazed Carrots on white platter
Photo: Antonis Achilleos
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
1 2/3 cups carrots


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for brushing

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 pound tri-color baby carrots, or full sized carrots peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces, halve any large pieces lengthwise

  • 1 tablespoon purchased balsamic glaze

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 2 teaspoon chopped fresh chives


  1. Preheat air fryer to 390°F. Coat fryer basket with cooking spray. In a large bowl whisk together olive oil, honey, salt and pepper. Add carrots and toss to coat. Place carrots in air fryer basket in a single layer, in batches, if needed. Cook 10 minutes or until tender, stirring once.

  2. Transfer cooked carrots to a large bowl while still warm. Add balsamic glaze and butter, toss to coat. Sprinkle with chives before serving.

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