What is a healthy roasted carrot recipe?

Roasting brings out the best in carrots -- it emphasizes their natural sweetness and flavor. But this side dish doesn't just taste good. The beta-carotene that gives carrots their color is full of good-for-you antioxidants.  

Garlic-roasted carrots


3 medium carrots, cut into diagonal slices
1 tsp olive oil
2 medium garlic cloves, peeled and quartered
1 tbsp water


1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
2. Combine carrots, 1 tablespoon water, oil, and garlic in a 1-quart shallow baking dish.
3. Cover and bake 10 minutes. Uncover and bake additional 10 minutes.
Makes 4 servings

Calories 36.2
Total Carbs 4.9 g
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
Sugars 2.2 g
Total Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Potassium 0 mg
Protein 0.4 g
Sodium 31.7 mg

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