Caramelized Baby Carrots

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Photo: Jennifer Causey; Food Styling: Catherine Crowell Steele; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine

Use this simple roasted-carrot method as a base, and then layer on other flavor combinations as you like. Try smoky chipotle chile powder, fragrant garam masala, or tart ground sumac. 

Pairs well with Creamy Lemon Orzo with Peas and Shrimp.

Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)


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2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
1 teaspoon light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound small multicolored carrots, trimmed


1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl; toss. Spread carrot mixture on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes or until tender and caramelized, stirring once after 10 minutes.

Created date

October 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 105
Fat 6.9 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 4.9 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 209 mg
Calcium 40 mg
Sugars 7 g
Est. Added Sugars 1 g