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!

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight High Fiber High Potassium Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 15 min 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 Instruction

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.


  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 138
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Potassium: 652mg
  • Sodium: 430mg
  • Exchanges: 2 vegetables, 1 1/2 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1