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.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
roast:
30 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
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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.

  • 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.

  • Serve warm, seasoned with additional salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

98 calories; fat 6g; cholesterol 15mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 11g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 0g; trans fatty acid 0g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 5g; protein 1g; vitamin c 7mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 22mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; sodium 229mg; potassium 366mg; calcium 40mg; iron 0.4mg.
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