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Roast Carrots

  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 side dish servings 1x


In this Roast Carrots recipe you’ll learn how to parboil carrots as well as how long to roast carrots for. The end results? Super sweet, caramelised carrots!



  • 1kg (2lbs) carrots
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6.
  2. Either scrub the carrots thoroughly or peel them.
  3. Top and tail the vegetables, then halve or quarter them lengthways.
  4. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil.
  5. Add the carrots and boil for 5 minutes.
  6. Drain the vegetables in a colander.
  7. Toss the carrots in a large roasting tin with the oil and season to taste.
  8. Roast the carrots for 30-40 mins.
  9. Serve immediately as a side dish.


  • You can use olive, vegetable or sunflower oil.
  • When tossing the carrots in oil you can add your favourite spices to them, such as cayenne, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, garlic, ginger, mustard, nutmeg or paprika. Give them a twist!
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Roast
  • Cuisine: English


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 163
  • Sugar: 12.3 g
  • Sodium: 463 mg
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.8 g
  • Fiber: 6.1 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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