These roasted carrots with feta cheese are a simple yet delicious side dish for your dinner table. A great springtime vegetable you’ll want to make again and again!
Roasted Carrots with Feta
Roasting vegetables is my favorite way to prepare them.
Roast any vegetable and I’ll eat it like candy. Roasting actually brings out their natural sweetness!
I usually take the simple route and season my vegetables simply with olive oil, salt and pepper.
When I want to change it up, I add a sprinkle of lemon-pepper, red pepper flakes or fresh squeezed lemon juice to brighten up the flavor.
And when I want to transform the dish into something spectacular, I add a handful of cheese.
Feta cheese, fresh goat cheese and parmesan are my three favorites to pair with carrots.
It’s amazing what a little tangy, salty cheese can do for roasted carrots!
If I’m feeling really indulgent, I’ll add a sprinkle of bacon as well.
They’re also the perfect dish for a potluck when you need a dish to pass since they can be served hot or at room temperature.
These roasted carrots would be wonderful for Easter dinner along with a side of Grandma’s Rice Dressing.
There’s really no trick to roasting carrots. Make sure they’re peeled since the outer skin will sometimes turn an unattractive brown color when baked.
The most important part is to cut them all to roughly the same size.
This will ensure that some pieces don’t end up burned while others are still hard.
Toss the carrots with olive oil, salt and pepper. I like to place them on a baking sheet with foil for easy clean up.
Bake until softened, or until your desired char is reached. My husband likes his nearly burnt!
Place them on a pretty serving dish and sprinkle with feta cheese.
I like to garnish with fresh parsley or dill (both taste great with carrots).
The whole family will love these roasted carrots with feta!
- 2 pounds Carrot
- 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
- 2 ounces Crumbled Feta Cheese
- Fresh Dill, or parsley, for garnish
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil for easy clean up.
- Peel the carrots and slice into 1/3-inch rounds. Toss with olive oil, salt and pepper.
- Spread in a single layer on baking sheet and roast for 30-40 minutes or until carrots are soft, turning halfway through cooking time.
- Allow carrots to cool for 5 minutes, then toss with feta cheese and garnish with dill or parsley, if desired. May be served hot or room temperature.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 118Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 527mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 5gSugar: 6gProtein: 3g
Nutritional information provided is an estimate only. Please consult the labels of ingredients you use for more accurate results.