A little bit of cayenne adds an unexpected kick to these classic roasted carrots. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Fall 2018

Laura Marzen, R.D., L.D.


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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; 8 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 13 mg cholesterol; 197 mg sodium. 19 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 13 g sugar; 2 g protein;