Roasted Carrots with Natural Sweetness

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Roasted Carrots are an elegant addition to your dinner! Enjoy the natural sweetness of roasted veggies!

This Roasted Carrots recipe is a perfect side dish if you’re losing weight with the 17 Day Diet.


I have to be honest for a moment. Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best ones.

Do you agree?

I feature this dish in my Healthy Holiday Menu with Recipes blog post, but you can definitely enjoy these carrots year round!

This is so simple, why wouldn’t you have them all the time?

You know the simple recipes I’m I’m talking about right?

The recipes that have maybe 3 to 5 ingredients, require less than 15 minutes prep and taste like you’ve been in the kitchen all day long.

Roasted Carrots bring out the natural sweetness! A perfect side dish to any meal!


Yes, this recipe is one of those simple recipes!

I love carrots. I love them roasted even more!

If you can find the pretty purple and yellow ones, add those in your dish, too!

Roasted carrots are the best!


If you want to get super fancy, yet a little rustic, leave the greens on and they’ll add a bit of gorgeous texture to the dish.

Or you can make your life even easier and buy the prepackaged carrots that are ready to use!


Roasted carrots are an awesome side dish!

Regardless of how you pick them out and prepare them, roasted carrots are the perfect side dish to any meal.  

Roasting the carrots brings out the natural sweetness of these tasty vegetables.

Here’s a simple yet delicious recipe to prepare for your holiday or every-day meal.

Other Holiday Side Dish Recipes

If you enjoy this recipe, you may want to try my other healthy holiday side dish recipes.

These recipes are featured in my Healthy Holiday Menu with Recipes.

Other Carrot Recipes

If you’re a fan of carrots and want more side dishes to try out, give these a shot:

If you enjoy this simple recipe, make sure you come back to review the recipe card below. If you’re on social, tag me @17ddblog so I can see your dish!

Roasted Carrots are the perfect side dish to any meal
Yield: 4 Servings

Roasted Carrots

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Roasted Carrots are wonderful and the roasting process brings out their yummy natural sweetness.


  • 8 medium size carrots
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill or parsley (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Slice the carrots diagonally in 1 1/2-inch-thick slices. If carrots are extra thick, cut in half-length-wise.
  3. Toss the carrots in a bowl with the olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  4. Transfer to a sheet pan in a single layer and roast for 20 minutes, until browned and tender.
  5. Toss the carrots with minced dill or parsley (optional), season to taste, and serve.


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