Roasted carrots are easy to make, and a kids love their sweet flavor.
Oven roasted carrots is a side dish that is perfect for kids. Many children hate to eat vegetables, you may be concerned that your child is not getting enough fresh vegetables. Some kids don’t want to eat different types of food because there is green stuff in their food, or there is some onions in their food. Guess what, making roasted carrots means you control what is in your oven roasted vegetables. They are simply sliced carrots with a honey glaze sauce that tastes so good.
Making your own roasted carrots is very easy to do. You may even want to buy organic carrots, organic carrots are very inexpensive when compared to other organic vegetables, so if you haven’t tried organic vegetables this is a great dish to start with. Carrots have a natural sweetness to them, so most kids just love cooked carrots.
Oven Roasted Carrots for Kids
Yield: 4 servings
2 pounds carrots
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Wash and peel carrots. Slice carrots into 1/4 inch thick. In a medium sized bowl combine honey, olive oil, and salt, and whisk well. If you and your family like thyme, you may wish to add 1/4 teaspoon of thyme. Add sliced carrots into bowl of honey sauce, and well until the carrots are fully coated. Pour carrots onto a 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes, stir occasionally while cooking.
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You can vary this recipe quite easily. If you like cinnamon, you can add about 1/2 teaspoon to the mixture of carrots and the marinade. I have tried this recipe with ginger, and pumpkin pie spice with really good results.