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Maple Roasted Carrots

By caramelizing in a buttery and sweet maple glaze, these roasted carrots are simple to prepare but the perfect side dish for any meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 223kcal
Author Ryan Beck


  • 2 lbs carrots, washed and scrubbed
  • 6 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. In a small saucepan, melt the butter with the maple syrup and sugar until the sugar is dissolved. Set aside.
  • Line the carrots on a baking sheet in a single layer. Pour the maple syrup mixture over the carrots and add the salt and pepper. Toss to combine.
  • Bake the carrots for 30-40 minutes or until the carrots are tender. Make sure you toss them every 10-15 minutes. Sprinkle with additional salt if needed.


  • If you want to shorten the cooking time, slice the carrots in half.
  • For easier cleanup, just place the carrots on some parchment paper.
  • You know the carrots are done when you can pierce the largest part of the carrot with a fork.
  • Speaking of doneness, you want to try to have similar sized carrots so they all cook in about the same amount of time.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 500mg | Potassium: 526mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 18g