I love roasted carrots.  I usually just coat them in olive oil and stick them in the oven.  Yum!  But the orange and thyme add a little zip and zest that take these carrots to a whole new level of yumminess.  Soooo GOOD!

Orange Thyme Roasted Carrots

Orange-Thyme Roasted Carrots

Adapted Slightly from: Eat. Live. Paleo


8-10 Carrots, peeled and cut into 2 inch strips

Olive oil

Juice from 1/2 juicy large orange

5 or 6 garlic cloves, with peel on

Salt to taste

Thyme to taste


1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2.  Lay carrots out in a roasting pan or 7×9 baking dish.

3.  Drizzle olive oil and juice of orange, season with salt and pepper, and mix well.  Throw in a a few garlic cloves, and sprinkle with thyme.

4.  Cover the pan with aluminum foil and put in the oven.  Roast for about 45-60 minutes, or until a fork easily goes through the carrots.

These are now one of my family’s favorite favorite sides!

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