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Roasted carrots in a white serving bowl
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Cooked Carrots Recipe - How to Roast Carrots

Learn how to Roast Carrots in this easy recipe! Use regular or baby carrots tossed with seasoning to make roasted carrots as a side dish vegetable for dinner!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Dorothy Kern
Cost: $5


  • 1 pound carrots sliced into chunks the size of baby carrots (or use baby carrots)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray (or line with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray for easy clean up).

Par-cook your carrots in one of two ways:

  • Place carrots in a microwave safe dish with about 1/4 cup water. Heat for 2 minutes in the microwave. Drain. OR
  • Bring carrots and water to a boil in a saucepan. Boil 3 minutes. Drain.

Cook your carrots:

  • In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the oil, honey, and spices. Toss with partially cooked carrots. Spread to cookie sheet.
  • Roast in oven for 20-30 minutes, or until the carrots are fully cooked through, stirring at least once during baking.
  • Serve hot. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.



Serving: 1serving | Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 660mg | Potassium: 362mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 18945IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 0.4mg