Garlic Roasted Carrots

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Garlic Roasted Carrots are a sumptuous side dish that are so full of flavor it will make you appreciate carrots in a whole new way. The roasting process just takes them to a whole new level of delectableness.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Garlic Roasted Carrots are a sumptuous side dish that are so full of flavor it will make you appreciate carrots in a whole new way. The roasting process just takes them to a whole new level of delectableness. 

Garlic Roasted Carrots in a white dish

Even if you think you don’t like carrots, you might want to check out this recipe. These Garlic Roasted Carrots have been known to turn carrot haters into carrot lovers. Plus, they are an Easy side dish recipe that is ready in under 30 minutes.

Why Garlic Roasted Carrots Work

These oven roasted carrots work because they are one of those fragrant recipes that make your mouth water as they roast. The tantalizing smell of the roasted garlic along with the spices will draw your family into the kitchen.

The best part of this Garlic Roasted Carrot recipe is that it just takes 30 minutes, uses minimal ingredients and does not require a lot of attention.

How to Make Oven Roasted Carrots- Step by Step

  • Preheat Oven: First, preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Prepare Carrots: Then, cut your carrots into matchstick sized pieces. Next, arrange on a foil lined baking sheet.
  • Place in Dish: Next, place butter and garlic in a microwave safe dish and microwave until the butter is melted.
  • Pour Mixture:  Pour the mixture over the carrots and top with House Seasoning Blend and then toss to coat.
  • Roast Carrots: Finally, roast until tender and slightly golden.

Peeling Carrots for Oven Roasted Carrots


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Tips for Roasting Baby Carrots

No one likes roasted vegetables when parts are raw and parts are too charred. But there are a few tips and tricks to having a good experience when roasting vegetables, see the tricks  here.

Picture of Roasted Baby Carrots in a black roasting pan

Recommendations for Making Garlic Oven Roasted Carrots

Above all, the key premise when  oven roasting carrots or any vegetable is uniformity in size. You can easily use whole carrots cut into matchsticks. This slicer makes it super easy. Or you can use baby carrots that require zero prep time. Therefore, both work perfectly in this recipe.

To save even more time you can use pre-minced garlic or trying using a garlic press, to get the job done rapidly.

Matchstick carrots for Garlic Oven Roasted Carrots


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Baby Garlic Roasted Carrots in a white serving bowl topped with herbs

Expert Tips for Making the Best Garlic Roasted Carrots

  • Use Some Different Carrots: Mix up your Carrots with white, yellow and purple varieties.
  • Experiment with Different Herbs: Chopped parsley, fresh thyme or even a hint of heat from red pepper flakes.
  • Like them Sweeter: Add a drizzle of honey or maple syrup!
  • Vegan: How about Olive oil instead of butter.

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Garlic Roasted Carrots

5 from 1 vote
Garlic Roasted Carrots are a sumptuous side dish that are so full of flavor it will make you appreciate carrots in a whole new way. The roasting process just takes them to a whole new level of delectableness.
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Servings: 4 people
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups matchstick sized carrots baby carrots can be used too
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon House Seasoning Blend or salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Cut carrots into matchstick sized pieces and arrange on foil lined baking sheet.
  • Place butter in a microwave safe bowl; add garlic.
  • Microwave butter and garlic for 30 seconds, or until butter is completely melted.
  • Pour melted butter and garlic over carrots.
  • Add House Seasoning Blend; toss to coat.
  • Roast for 25 minutes or until carrots are tender and slightly golden.

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Expert Tips

Expert Tips for Making the Best Garlic Roasted Carrots
  • Use Some Different Carrots: Mix up your Carrots with white, yellow and purple varieties.
  • Experiment with Different Herbs: Chopped parsley, fresh thyme or even a hint of heat from red pepper flakes.
  • Like them Sweeter: Try a drizzle of honey or maple syrup!
  • Vegan: Use Olive oil instead of butter.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 782mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 13676IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg

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