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Roasted Carrots with Citrus Dressing

Photo: Travis Rathbone; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 40 mins
Yield

Serves: 8

Fresh fruit juice and chopped cilantro create a zesty dressing for roasted carrots.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 pound large shallots (about 6), quartered lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pistachios, toasted, optional

Nutrition Information

  • calories 103
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 17 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 228 mg
  • calcium 51 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. On a large baking sheet, toss carrots, shallots, oil, cumin, salt and pepper. Transfer half to a second sheet; spread evenly.

  2. Roast, stirring once, until tender, 35 to 40 minutes. Sprinkle with orange and lime juices and cilantro; toss. Serve hot or at room temperature. Sprinkle with nuts before serving, if desired.