I knew I wanted to serve carrots at my Frozen dinner party early on as an homage to both Olaf, the snowman with a carrot nose, and Sven, the carrot-loving reindeer. If there’s one great entertaining tip I learned from watching Barefoot Contessa all these years, it’s that not every dish at a dinner party has to be – or should be – rich. So I decided to go with a simple roasted carrot side dish that wouldn’t compete with my show-stopping Garlic and Gruyere Smashed Potatoes.
This is hardly a recipe. This should be titled How to Roast Carrots. For heaven’s sake, don’t measure. use this same method for any amount of carrots you’d like, just don’t over crowd the pan. A whopping four bundles fit nicely on a jelly roll sheet. I used maple sea salt here and it was phenomenal.
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Gorgeous photos courtesy of My Curly Adventures.
Roasted Rainbow Carrots
Sea salt, pepper
- Peel carrots and remove ends.
- Cut carrots into equal pieces. You may need to cut thicker carrots in half.
- Toss with sea salt, pepper, and olive oil.
- Roast at 375 for 30 minutes or until fork tender.
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