A simple side of roasted carrots is the breather a crowded table needs--a bit of palate relief (and ease for the cook) that still looks elegant. Use leftover cilantro in turkey chili or tacos.

Robin Bashinsky
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Credit: Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

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  • Combine oil, thyme, salt, pepper, 1 1/2 tablespoons cilantro, 1 1/2 tablespoons parsley, and carrots in a large bowl; toss to coat.

  • Arrange carrot mixture on a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet; bake at 400°F for 25 minutes or until lightly browned and tender, stirring once after 15 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons cilantro and remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons parsley.

Nutrition Facts

133 calories; fat 10g; saturated fat 1g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 11g; fiber 3g; sodium 240mg; sugars 5g.
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