Roasted Carrots, Thanksgiving Favorite

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Teresa Bailey

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@teresadoula

I made these for Thanksgiving and the family said they were the best carrots they had ever had. The roasting brings out the sweetness and cutting them the same size means they are done together and not overcooked.

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Carrots are sweet and roasting makes them even sweeter. The seasonings were just right. I didn't need to roast as long as the recipe stated. Since cooking times vary with ovens, watch these really close. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 5 votes

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Serves:
5-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Broil

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb
    carrots, cleaned
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 8 medium
    shallots
  • 1 tsp
    fresh thyme, chopped fine
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • ·
    salt, pepper to taste
  • ·
    olive oil to drizzle over

How to Make Roasted Carrots, Thanksgiving Favorite

Step-by-Step

  1. Prepare carrots by halving them cross-wise and cutting them length-wise to make even sized pieces. The pieces should be larger than a matchstick and bigger than bite-sized.
  2. Peel all the shallots. Dice two shallots and halve the rest.
  3. Adjust oven rack to middle position. Heat to 425 degrees.
  4. In a bowl, combine ingredients tossing to coat.
  5. Transfer carrots to foil or parchment lined baking sheet. Spread into a single layer.
  6. Cover baking sheet tightly with foil and cook for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove foil and continue to cook, stirring twice, until carrots are well browned and tender, 30-35 minutes. Serve hot.

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About Roasted Carrots, Thanksgiving Favorite

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Collection: Thanksgiving Table
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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