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Recipe for roasted carrots

By September 26, 2012 October 17th, 2015 Oven, Recipes

Sick of boiled, canned, and raw carrots?  Here’s our favorite recipe for roasted carrots.  The secret is to bake them at a high temp with a little bit of oil, salt, and pepper.

Recipe for Roasted Carrots

Roasted carrots taste totally different than any other kind of cooked carrot.  In a totally delicious, I can’t believe I love carrots, kind of way.

Carrots just get so sweet and soft in the oven.  My husband and I love the taste and texture of roasted veggies and our almost-3-year-old does too.  (So why mess with a good thing?)

I swear even the non-carrot-eaters in your life will love them.  And you’ll love how easy the recipe is.  Enjoy!

Recipe for Roasted Carrots

Ingredients

  • One pound of carrots, peeled and chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Combine ingredients in a casserole dish or baking pan and place in oven.
  • Bake, stirring every 15 minutes or so, until cooked through (about an hour).

These roasted carrots would taste great with my sweet & spicy bbq chicken or cranberry pork roast.

We also love to roast green beans, broccoli, and potatoes.  Personally, I love roasted brussel sprouts, butternut squash, beets, and asparagus…but they’re not as big of hits with the rest of my family.

Tell me: What’s your favorite roasted vegetable?

 

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Cindi Daghlas
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Cindi Daghlas

We LOVE roasted carrots too! Going to have to try it with Brussels sprouts soon:-)

Kelly McNelis
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Kelly McNelis

@Cindi- Glad you love them too! Definitely try the Brussels sprouts. They're so good!!

Linda
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Linda

Thank you for the reminder to roast vegetables! I used to do this and not sure why/how I got away from it. Roasted asparagus the other night after reading this. Love roasted asparagus!

Kelly
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Kelly

Yum! I love roasted asparagus too. Glad you made it and let me know!

Patricia
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Patricia

roasted veg are the best! I do not put plain oil on my veggies before roasting, i have a bottle of oil in the fridge that i have added some herbs to – what ever is in the garden: slightly crushed garlic cloves, thyme, sage, oregano. One bottle usually last all winter. otherwise, you can just add the herbs to your oil/veggies & let stunt for a bit before roasting. My favourite veggies to roast are sweet potato & butternut pumpkin (not sure what you call those state-side?) Unfortunately it is now summer here & too hot to even think… Read more »

Theresa
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Theresa

Can you freeze the roasted veggies after roasting them?