Sunday, April 26, 2015

Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted Carrots

Roasting any vegetable makes it sweeter.   By adding balsamic vinegar and brown sugar, these carrots were almost like candy!!!

Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted  Carrots
Recipe Courtesy of Let's Dish
Serves: 4-6 servings
  • 4 - 5 carrots, washed, dried and sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1-2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Coarse salt, to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line a rimmed cookie sheet with parchment paper, or line with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Place carrots in a medium bowl.
  4. In a small bowl whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and 1-2 tablespoons brown sugar (depending on how sweet you like your carrots).
  5. Pour the balsamic and brown sugar mixture over the carrots and toss to coat well. Arrange in an even layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Roast for 30 to 40 minutes, or until carrots reach desired tenderness.
  7. Remove from oven and transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with coarse salt and chopped fresh parsley


  1. Oh yea, just like candy-enjoy:@)

  2. You are absolutely right roasting vegetables brings out the natural sugars. I roast vegetables all the time but never thought of using a balsamic vinegar and a bit of brown sugar. Love it!



  3. Give me roasted veggies any time! What a delicious way to prepare them with the brown sugar and balsamic. I can just imagine how delicious these are!

  4. I would love these carrots! Of course, any kind of roasted vegetable works for me.


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