Roasted Carrots with Bacon

I had some leftover raw carrots and wanted to use them as a side dish. This a very simple recipe adapted from a FineCooking recipe. You could also add in a few parsnips for a different flavor.

Roasted Carrots with Bacon

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  • 1-½

    lb. carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 2

    slices bacon, diced

  • 1

    tablespoon maple syrup

  • 1

    tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (optional)

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 400°F. In a bowl, toss the carrots with maple syrup, bacon, salt and pepper. Place in a single layer on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Roast until carrots are tender, about 30 minutes. Remove from oven and toss with parsley, if desired. Calories - 120 per 1/4 serving, approximately 1 cup.


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