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Easy Herb Roasted Carrots

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Easy, delicious, and perfect for holiday get-togethers and weeknight dinners alike, our Easy Herb Roasted Carrots are the perfect side to compliment any meal. You won't believe how easy it is to throw these together and the taste will make everything think you're a bit fancier in the kitchen than you really are.

3 Reasons Why You'll Love This Recipe

  1. It's a simple recipe. Let's save the fancy ingredients and complicated steps for the main dish, right? This simple Herb Roasted Carrots recipe is quick and easy to throw together with just a handful of spices that you probably already have in your cabinet.
  2. Comforting flavor combination. Between the naturally sweet carrots and the zesty spices, you get a flavor combination that's electric and comforting all at the same time.
  3. Fresh herbs & spices. When you need a side dish that won't weigh you down but also gives more flavor and enjoyment than plain veggies, our Herb Roasted Carrots are a great place to start.

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carrots roasted with herbs

Easy Herb Roasted Carrots

Elevate your side dish game with these delicious Herb Roasted Carrots. The natural sweetness of tender carrots combines perfectly with the blend of thyme, parsley, and garlic, creating a vibrant and flavorful accompaniment to any meal.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 106 kcal


  • 1 Sheet pan
  • measuring spoons


  • Olive oil spray
  • 2 lbs. Carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp. Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh thyme, minced
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Italian parsley, chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. Salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 400°F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly coat it with olive oil spray to prevent sticking.
  • Wash and peel the carrots if desired. Cut them into 1/2-inch pieces, ensuring they are uniform for even cooking.
  • In a large bowl, combine the carrot pieces with extra-virgin olive oil, minced thyme, chopped Italian parsley, and minced garlic. Toss everything together until the carrots are well coated with the oil and herbs.
  • Sprinkle salt over the carrots and add ground black pepper to taste. Toss again to ensure even seasoning.
  • Spread the seasoned carrots in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Make sure not to overcrowd them to allow for proper roasting.
  • Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and roast the carrots for 25-30 minutes or until they are tender and golden brown. You may want to toss the carrots halfway through the cooking time for even caramelization.
  • Once the carrots are roasted to perfection, remove them from the oven and transfer them to a serving dish. Garnish with additional fresh herbs if desired. Enjoy!


Feel free to customize this recipe by adding other herbs or spices to suit your taste. Rosemary, oregano, or a pinch of cayenne pepper can add unique flavors.
Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.


Calories: 106kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 2gFat: 5g
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