These sweet Italian roasted carrots are the perfect side dish for your favorite savory meals, holidays dinners, or as a snack on any given day. If you typically have vegetables on hand this easy recipe with carrots is a breeze and so tasty. Even our pickiest of eaters will demolish these in a flash and demand more.


  • 1 pound carrots
  • 1/2 stick butter melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Italian herb mix (We love Penzey’s Spices)
  • 1 fresh lemon
easy recipe with carrots


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Wash, peel, and cut carrots into sticks. See the image below as an example of the thickness of the carrots that I tend to use.
easy recipe with carrots
  • In a large mixing bowl mix carrots, sugar, butter, garlic, and herbs.
  • Once well coated, place the carrots on a baking sheet .
easy recipe with carrots
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes. If the size or thickness of carrots is larger than those above, test to ensure they are soft/cooked through before serving.
  • Squeeze a wedge of fresh lemon evenly over the carrots and serve warm to your guests.
Easy recipe with carrots

Can not wait to hear what you guys pair this easy recipe with carrots with at your next meal! If you need a suggestion on what meal to prepare with I suggest the Instant Pot Herb Chicken recipe from this post. It is one of my favorite combinations! If you are cutting back on sweets and candy but are craving something to hit the spot these will absolutely do the trick while getting in some vegetables at the same time.

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  • goldenhourlifeblog
    March 23, 2019

    These look so yummy! And so simple too! Thanks for sharing!

    • Erin
      March 23, 2019

      Anytime! So easy and delish!

  • steakkale
    March 24, 2019

    Yum! Yum! Yum! I can even do an easy switch out with vegan butter. πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing!!

    • Erin
      March 24, 2019

      That’s a great idea πŸ’‘

  • My Bookish Blog - Ayushi
    March 26, 2019

    Who would have thought carrots could look so delicious!! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  • Lelo
    March 28, 2019

    If you haven’t made roasted veggies before, this recipe will get you started.

  • Liz @ I Heart Vegetables
    March 29, 2019

    These sound so perfect for spring! I love roasted carrots!

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