Roasted Carrots

Roasted CarrotsRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell
You can use bagged baby carrots, but young carrots with tops taste better.


Makes 6 to 8 servings
Total time: 45 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-On: 10 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes


3 pounds small carrots with tops
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


1. Preheat oven to 450°. Peel carrots, if desired. Trim tops to 1 inch.

2. Toss carrots with oil, salt, and pepper. Place on a 17- x 12-inch jelly-roll pan.

3. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes, stirring once. Reduce heat to 325°, and bake, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until carrots are browned and tender.