Roasted Baby Carrots with Fresh Thyme

Roasted Baby Carrots with Fresh Thyme Recipe


  • 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
Calories from fat: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
Carbohydrates per serving:10g
Fiber per serving:2g
Cholesterol per serving:0.0mg
Iron per serving:1mg
Sodium per serving:334mg
Calcium per serving:30mg