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Chili-Roasted Carrots

September/October 2009

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Roasted with chili powder and cumin then tossed with cilantro and lime juice, these carrots are bursting with zesty flavor. Serve them with simple roast chicken or pork.



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Chili-Roasted Carrots Recipe

Makes: 4 servings, about 3/4 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds carrots (10-12 medium), cut into 1/4-inch diagonal slices
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

Preparation

  1. Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat to 450ºF.
  2. Combine oil, chili powder, cumin and salt in a medium bowl. Add carrots and toss well to coat. Spread out on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast the carrots, stirring once, until tender and golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
  3. Toss the carrots with cilantro and lime juice. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving: 161 calories; 8 g fat (1 g sat, 4 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 23 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 7 g fiber; 455 mg sodium; 750 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (762% daily value), Vitamin C (27% dv), Potassium (21% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 2 fat


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