This week’s healthy recipe is for Roasted Carrots with Cardamom Butter!

This healthy appetizer is one of the yummiest parts of fall!

This healthy appetizer is one of the yummiest parts of fall!

If you have been looking for a fall-themed appetizer that is both healthy as well as amazingly yummy, look no further!! These Roasted Carrots with Cardamom Butter are a sublime way to enjoy all of the health benefits that carrots have to offer. For example, did you know that they improve your vision, help prevent cancer, they are anti-aging, will give you glowing skin, prevent heart disease, cleanse the body, give you healthy teeth and gums AND they help prevent stroke? Amazing, all from one little veggie! Why wouldn’t you gobble them up?

These carrots taste absolutely incredible when served with an Argentina and Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc.

Serve these with roasted meats for a great healthy side dish

Serve these with roasted meats for a great healthy side dish

Roasted Carrots with Cardamom Butter:

  • 4 tsp. butter, melted
  • 2 tsp. canola oil
  • 1 tsp. ground cardamom
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 lbs. carrots, peeled and cut diagonally into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  1. Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat to 450°F
  2. Combine butter, oil, cardamom and salt in a medium bowl. Add carrots and toss well to coat. Spread evenly on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast the carrots, stirring twice, until tender and golden, about 30 minutes. Serve immediately

 

 

NUTRITION FACTS

Per serving: 138 calories; 7 g fat (3 g sat, 2 g mono); 10 mg cholesterol; 20 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 6 g fiber; 430 mg sodium; 652 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (680% daily value), Fiber (24% dv), Vitamin C (20% dv), Potassium (19% dv).

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