Are you regularly craving something spicy? Do French fries or potato chips give you a hard time to resist? Then these Parmesan roasted carrots might be a delicious compromise. They are almost as spicy as chips with less carbohydrates and fats.
For this easy side-dish with only 5 minutes prep, you just whisk together a few ingredients and let your baking oven do the rest.
Once you’ve tried this simple recipe it might become your favorite way to prepare carrots. Seriously, they are that good!
While they are baking you can easily prepare a hummus dip, homemade ketchup or combine it with steamed spinach for a light clean eating lunch. Parmesan roasted carrots make a great side dish to any meal! In my opinion it is the most delicious side dish ever. But you will also love them just in between for a healthy clean eating snack.
- 8-10 (organic) carrots, (wash and scrub them well to remove dirt and any debris)
- 4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, more to taste
- Chopped parsley, optional
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F/200 °C.
- Pat carrots dry using a paper towel and place them in a large bowl.
- Add olive oil, Parmesan cheese and garlic and toss gently to coat.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Arrange the carrots on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Roast for 15 minutes, then turn carrots around.
- Roast for another 10 minutes or until the cheese is slightly browned.
- Serve immediately.
- Eat it as a healthy snack or combine it with e.g. steamed spinach to a skinny clean eating lunch or dinner.
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As a lover of a lean, clean eating kitchen you can’t have enough creative vegetable recipes. Parmesan roasted carrots can take your carrots consumption to the next level. What are you waiting for, give it a try and let me know how you like it in the comment section below!
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