Oven Roasted Carrots are incredibly delicious and packed with vitamin A to make you glow!

Saladmenu Roasted Carrots

 Did carrots help me grow

As a kid, I thought eating carrots would make me taller,but I don’t know why I wanted to be taller. Maybe as a kid, you feel very short, especially when the grown-up talks to you. However, I am a 5’4. I don’t think carrots did a lot of work for me, but I am glad I am not taller. There are many, many great reasons to eat carrots. Studies found that carrots can help you age slower, helps with infections, gives you healthier skin, cleanse the body and could even prevent a stroke.

Should carrots be peeled

This recipe of roasted carrots is a simple and easy way to add carrots into your diet. You don’t even need to peel them! When buying organic carrots, you don’t ever really need to peel carrots. As long as you wash and scrub them well to remove dirt and any debris, unpeeled carrots are perfectly safe to eat. Most of the nutrition of carrot is inside, and the beta-carotene is right under the skin. The bottom line is that unless you dislike the taste of carrot peel, you don’t need to peel them. 

Roasted Carrots

Servings: 2
Calories: 133kcal
Author: saladmenu.com

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of carrots
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 stem of fresh parsley

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Cut the ends off from the carrots and give them a good wash.
  • In a small bowl combine 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar, 1/2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper. Rub the mix well on the carrots.
  • Place carrots on a baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Chop 1 stem of fresh parsley. Add parsley to the roasted carrots.

Nutrition

Calories: 133kcal | Protein: 23g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sugar: 12g

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