Roasting is usually associated with the cold winter months, but as the temperature fluctuates and spring showers have us staying inside, it makes sense to crank up the oven. Bring out the natural sweetness in vegetables like carrots with a slow roast in the oven, allowing them to get tender and crisp while you save time preparing meals for the week.
An easy starter recipe is Tiffani Thiessen’s Honey-Roasted Carrots with Sesame Seeds (pictured above), which are coated with honey so they blister and get a little sticky in the oven, and then are tossed with soy sauce and sesame seeds for great umami flavor.
Check out more of our favorite ways to use roasted carrots below.
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Did you know that if your carrots become limp, you can recrisp them in a bowl of ice water? If you carrot all about sweet, crunchy root vegetables, check out our complete guide to buying, prepping, using and storing carrots for more tips to amaze your inner Easter bunny:
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I’m normally not a huge fan of carrots. Memories of carrot sticks, huge chunks of bland sauteed carrots and too sweet flavors have clouded my carrot opinion. But I was inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi’s Honey Roasted Carrots which seemed like a happy combination of savory spices along with sweet honey.
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Consider the carrot, because it may just be the most versatile vegetable out there. This root vegetable is not only subtly sweet and delicious on its own, but it is also essential to the classic mirepoix and can add a savory earthiness to melt-in-your-mouth stews. But I’m not going to talk about that. I’m turning my attention to the way carrots release their natural sweetness in baked goods, while also offering vibrant color and moistness.
Five Sweet Carrot Recipes:
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Meatless Monday breakfast-for-dinner.
Breakfast for dinner feels special for reasons I’ve never been able to figure out. It seems frivolous or rebellious to eat meals out of order, but it’s nonetheless a great idea. I mean, if it’s a balanced meal and you’re satisfied after eating, why shouldn’t pancakes and omelets be on your plate at dinner? Bobby’s Carrot Cake Pancakes With Maple Cream Cheese Drizzle and Toasted Pecans feel a bit more decadent for a weeknight meal than, say, a Bisquick-made short-stack. But this recipe is easy enough to make, and homemade pancakes trump a boxed mix any day. Especially when there’s cream cheese frosting involved — it’s a delicious way to skip meat this Monday.
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