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How Long to Roast Carrots at 350

How long to roast carrots at 350 degrees in oven perfectly is here. Rainbow carrots or roasted baby carrots to tender is a healthy side dish. If you loved our Pressure Cooker Carrots but want a bit of crisp on the outside this is the answer.

Baked Carrots in the Oven

Roasted carrots at 350 are easy, cheap and can be made sweet with honey or savory with just butter. Season to your hearts desire and even your kids will love this side dish with your main dish. They can even be baked together to complete your 30 minute meal. (affiliate links present)

How Long to Roast Potatoes and Carrots at 350

Just like when we make Instant Pot Potatoes and Carrots, the timing doesn’t change if you want to add this second veggies. Just cut into 8ths or in large bite size pieces so they cook at the same rate. The biggest difference in timing is the cooking method and how thick your pieces are.

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Like with How to Cook Frozen Peas and Carrots you typically will find these already cut into dials which doesn’t take long. In this case I would recommend that you pour into a colander with cool water run on top of it to defrost slightly. This will eliminate a lot of the excess moisture so it can crisp up, so small like this will take half the time.

Roasted Carrots in the Oven 350 Degrees

How Long to Roast Baby Carrots at 350

How do you choose the best carrots? Look for those that are firm, smooth, and brightly colored. Avoid those with cracks, splits, or soft spots, as these may indicate age or damage. Choose ones that are relatively uniform in size and shape, as this can indicate consistent growing conditions and maturity.

  • For orange carrots, look for vibrant hues without dullness or discoloration.
  • If you want to cook multicolored carrots instead, the colors should also appear rich and vivid.
  • The skin should feel smooth and free of blemishes. Check for any signs of moisture, mold, or decay, particularly near the stem or root end.
  • If their green tops still attached, inspect the tops for freshness. They should be bright green and crisp, not wilted or yellowed. However, the tops are not always a reliable indicator of quality, as they can be trimmed or removed after harvesting.
  • All fresh varieties should have a slightly sweet and earthy aroma. Avoid anything with an unpleasant odor, as this may indicate decay or spoilage.

When you decide How to Cook Carrots this time, choose organic if possible, as they are less likely to have been treated with synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. However, conventionally grown can still be a healthy option.

What are the differences between rainbow carrots and orange carrots?

Other than the color, some people claim that there are subtle differences in taste between the two. Rainbow carrots may have a slightly different flavor profile depending on the specific color. For example, purple are often described as having a slightly spicy or peppery taste, while yellow may be milder and sweeter.

How Long to Roast Baby Carrots at 350

Rainbow may offer additional nutritional benefits too due to their diverse pigments. Each color variation provides different antioxidants and phytonutrients, which can have various health benefits. For example, purple carrots contain anthocyanins, red carrots contain lycopene, and yellow carrots contain lutein and zeaxanthin.

Multi-colored are visually striking and can add vibrant colors to dishes, making them popular for fancy presentations or garnishing meals. Orange are more commonly associated with the classic appearance and are more widely available and commonly found in grocery stores.

Roasted Carrots in the Oven 350 Degrees

Preheat oven to 350 F. Rinse and peel carrots. Lay on paper towels to dry outsides. Just like when making Roasted Zucchini in Oven, this is an important step in order for the oil and honey to really stick and kind of caramelize on the outsides.

  • Place into a dish so they don’t overlap, in a single layer, size of dish will depend on how many you are cooking.
    • you could cut carrots in smaller pieces too, timing is for this whole oven roasted carrots recipe
  • Lay inside the casserole dish, high rimmed baking sheet or sheet pan.
  • Drizzle extra virgin olive oil and salt on top, then the honey or maple syrup, followed with any other seasonings like garlic powder or red pepper flakes for heat.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until they are as fork tender as you’d like.

Roasted baby carrots should be checked after 20 minutes for tenderness. Size and thickness will vary the cook time of course, and everyone has their own preference as to how tender you want them to be.

How Long to Roast Potatoes and Carrots at 350

Baked Carrots in the Oven

You literally can follow these steps with oil, salt and pepper with sweetness if you want to make any roasted vegetables like this. Firmer choices will take the same time, more delicate like when you Steam Broccoli in Oven won’t take quite as long.

If you wanted to make these at a higher temperature you could cut a few minutes off of the top. Like How Long to Roast Cauliflower at 400 a higher heat will not make it that much faster but rather make the outsides a bit browner with a bit more of a crisp. That is the biggest difference.

If you decided to Cook Carrots in Microwave beforehand but aren’t happy with the texture you could throw them into the oven to roast for about 5-6 minutes at this higher temp. just to fix that. A bit of butter will create a golden brown. Jump to recipe card, get started and let us know what you think!!

How Long to Roast Carrots at 350

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How Long to Roast Carrots at 350

How long to roast carrots at 350 degrees in oven perfectly is here. Rainbow carrots or roasted baby carrots to tender is a healthy side dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword carrots, honey, oven, roasted
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 88kcal
Author The Typical Mom

Equipment

  • 1 9×9 pan

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Rinse and peel carrots. Lay on paper towels to dry outsides.
  • Place into a dish so they don't overlap, size will depend on how many you are cooking. Lay inside the pan.
  • Drizzle olive oil on top, then the honey, followed with seasonings. Bake for 30 minutes or until they are as fork tender as you'd like. Baby carrots should be checked after 20 minutes for tenderness.
Nutrition Facts
How Long to Roast Carrots at 350
Amount Per Serving (1 oz)
Calories 88 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Sodium 172mg7%
Potassium 200mg6%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 10191IU204%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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