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Roasted Carrots with Cardamom Butter


From EatingWell:  November/December 2007

Roasting these carrots with only a bit of butter and some cardamom gives them a rich, nutty flavor that belies how healthy they are. A single serving gives you over 600 percent of the daily recommendation for vitamin A!

4 servings, about 2/3 cup each | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes



  1. Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat to 450°F.
  2. Combine butter, oil, cardamom and salt in a medium bowl. Add carrots and toss well to coat. Spread evenly on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast the carrots, stirring twice, until tender and golden, about 30 minutes. Serve immediately.


Per serving : 138 Calories; 7 g Fat; 3 g Sat; 2 g Mono; 10 mg Cholesterol; 20 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 6 g Fiber; 430 mg Sodium; 652 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 vegetables, 1 1/2 fat

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