Roasted Baby Carrots with Fresh Thyme

Roasted Baby Carrots with Fresh Thyme


  • 1 pound baby carrots
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 finely chopped green onion


Preheat oven to 450°.

In a large bowl, combine carrots and next 3 ingredients (through salt); toss well.

Spread carrots in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 30 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring every 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with lemon rind, pepper, and green onion; toss well. Serve immediately.

  • Yield: serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 65
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 37%
Fat per serving: 3g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.4g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1.7g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.5g
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 10g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 334mg
Calcium per serving: 30mg