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Thyme-Roasted Carrots

Cutting the carrots lengthwise makes this dish look extra pretty. For a little more elegance and color, garnish with sprigs of fresh thyme or parsley. —Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    about 12 servings (2 carrot halves each)

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds medium carrots, halved lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme or 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°. Divide carrots between 2 greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. In a small bowl, mix thyme, oil, honey and salt; brush over carrots. Roast 20-25 minutes or until tender.
Nutrition Facts
2 carrot halves: 73 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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  • aug2295
    Dec 29, 2019

    These were tasty and so pretty with minimal effort, a major plus for the holiday table. Would definitely make again.

  • Orbs
    Nov 9, 2019

    Delicious! I cut the recipe into thirds and substituted olive oil for the canola oil. Thank you, Deirdre, for sharing this recipe.

  • Naomie
    May 12, 2019

    Easy, fast and delicious! I have some that do not care for the honey, so I make one batch as written, and the second, using batch swapping out the honey for balsamic vinegar. Everyone is happy.

  • tammycookblogsbooks
    Feb 5, 2018

    These carrots are very tasty. The thyme made the carrots more "dressed-up". I wrapped mine tightly in foil and placed the packet in the crock pot with the chicken I was cooking in there.

  • ebramkamp
    Jul 28, 2016

    Super simple, very pretty and delicious! You'll make these many times.

  • matteliz
    Dec 25, 2014

    Yum! Went over well both this Christmas and last. Simple, sweet, and delicious.

  • mrsbrown15
    Jul 3, 2014

    VeryGood MYFAMILY LOVETHEM.

  • ejshellabarger
    Jan 7, 2014

    Delicious!

  • dccookin
    Dec 31, 2013

    These were excellent! I used baby carrots for convenience. The flavor was great - I think I could have even used less salt - and they were easy to involve my child in the cooking process.

  • pdarwin
    Dec 4, 2013

    Very Good!!! These carrots had such a wonderful caramelized flavor. My daughter had thirds and would of have had more if there were any left. Definitely a must try!! Field Editor