Amp up any carrot side dish with this Maple-Thyme Roasted Baby Carrot recipe. Consider saving a portion of this recipe and adding it to our Arugula Salad with Carrots and Goat Cheese recipe.
Place two 15x10-inch baking pans in oven. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
Halve any large carrots lengthwise. In a large bowl combine carrots, oil, pepper and salt; toss to coat. Carefully spread carrots in heated pans.
Roast 20 to 25 minutes or until carrots are tender and starting to brown, rearranging pans and stirring carrots halfway through roasting. Drizzle with maple syrup and sprinkle with garlic; toss to coat. Roast 5 minutes more or until carrots are glazed and syrup is bubbly. Drizzle with melted butter and sprinkle with thyme.
Arugula Salad with Carrots and Goat Cheese
4 vegetables, 1 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate