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Brown Sugar Roasted Carrots

A buttery, brown sugar, thyme infused sauce covers healthy carrots, making for a.... healthy-ish side dish!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients
 

  • 12-15 carrots - peeled
  • 3 tablespoons butter - melted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt - reduce to 3/4 tsp if using salted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar - packed

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425°F. 
  • Place the carrots on a baking sheet. (Use parchment for easy clean up). 
  • In a small bowl combine the butter, thyme, garlic powder, salt and pepper and brown sugar. Stir to combine. 
  • Pour the buttery mixture over the carrots. Using your hands, toss the carrots in the mixture, making sure to get each carrot coated in the mixture. 
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until fork tender. 
  •  Bake time will vary depending on the thickness of your carts. 

Notes

Recipe adapted from Chef-in-Training

Nutrition

Calories: 176kcal (9%), Carbohydrates: 24g (8%), Protein: 2g (4%), Fat: 9g (14%), Saturated Fat: 5g (25%), Cholesterol: 23mg (8%), Sodium: 785mg (33%), Potassium: 595mg (17%), Fiber: 5g (20%), Sugar: 15g (17%), Vitamin A: 30870IU (617%), Vitamin C: 12mg (15%), Calcium: 71mg (7%), Iron: 1mg (6%)