Roasted Carrots with Cardamom Butter

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Roasted Carrots with Cardamom Butter

Roasted Carrots with Cardamom Butter

Roasting these carrots with only a bit of butter and some cardamom gives them a rich, nutty flavor that belies how healthy they are. A single serving gives you over 600 percent of the daily recommendation for vitamin A!

Serves 4

Prep Time 15 min

Total Time 40 min.


  • 4 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut diagonally into 1/4-inch-thick slices

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat to 450ºF.

Step 2

Combine butter, oil, cardamom and salt in a medium bowl. Add carrots and toss well to coat. Spread evenly on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast the carrots, stirring twice, until tender and golden, about 30 minutes. Serve immediately.