A little bit of cayenne adds an unexpected kick to these classic roasted carrots.

Laura Marzen, R.D., L.D.
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Fall 2018


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Arrange carrots in an even layer in the prepared pan. Cover with foil. Roast for 30 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, stir brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, salt, cloves (if using) and cayenne in a small bowl until well combined.

  • Spoon the glaze mixture over the carrots and stir to coat well. Roast, uncovered, until the carrots are tender and glazed, about 10 minutes. Top with pecans.

Nutrition Facts

143 calories; protein 2g 4% DV; carbohydrates 19g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 4g 16% DV; sugars 13g; fat 8g 12% DV; saturated fat 3g 15% DV; cholesterol 13mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 197mg 8% DV.