Carrots' natural sweetness shines in this recipe from Urban Roots Farm in Springfield, Missouri, so shop your farmers market for the freshest ones, even if they aren't heirloom.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim tops from carrots. Scrub carrots and, if desired, peel. Rinse and dry well on paper towels. Cut any large carrots in half lengthwise.

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  • In a foil-lined 15x10x1-inch pan, toss the carrots with melted butter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover carrots with a top layer of foil, rolling edges together to make a packet.

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  • Roast in a 425° oven for 15 minutes. Remove top foil sheet. Roast, uncovered, about 15 minutes more or until carrots are crisp tender, stirring occasionally.

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  • Serve warm, seasoned with additional salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

98 calories; 6 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 15 mg cholesterol; 229 mg sodium. 366 mg potassium; 11 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 7 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 22 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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