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These carrots are roasted in butter, a little sugar and salt & pepper until they are caramelized to perfection.

Difficulty: Level 1 (easy peasy)

Hands on Time: 10 minutes    Cook Time: 50 minutes    Total Time: 60 minutes    Servings: 4-6

Sweet, salty, buttery, crunchy, caramelized…roasted carrots. Have you ever wished your veggies tasted like candy? Come on now. Candy vegetables. It’s like a dream come true. Especially when you’re trying to get kids to eat their vegetables. Well. Dreams are about to come true. Believe me that these carrots taste like candy. And make them like…now.

Yes there may be glorious globs of sugar and butter on these…but they’re carrots so they’re still healthy, right? Vegetables are vegetables, no matter how they’re cooked. And vegetable are always healthy. So no guilt in eating these beauties.

Tell me you don’t want to just pluck these out of your computer screen this second. They’ve got a nice little caramelized sweet crunch, with a taste of salt and pepper. And don’t forget the butter!

Caramelized Roasted Carrots
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
50 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
50 min
Total Time
1 hr
Ingredients
  1. 12-15 medium/large sized carrots
  2. 1/4 cup butter - melted
  3. 1 tsp salt
  4. 1 tsp peper
  5. 2 tbsp brown sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. Cut carrots into pieces about 3 inches in length. You may need to cut the thick pieces of carrots in half lengthwise so that all pieces are more or less the same thickness.
  3. Place cut carrots in a large mixing bowl and add the butter, salt, pepper and brown sugar. Mix until the carrots are coated.
  4. Spread carrots out on a lightly greased cookie sheet, you may want to use 2 sheets to spread out the carrots.
  5. Cover the baking sheets with tinfoil and cook for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove the tinfoil and cook for 30 minutes until carrots are nicely browned.
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