Herbs de Provence Roasted Carrots are a gorgeous and delicious side dish for a busy weeknight or the fanciest of dinner parties.
Serving a beautiful vegetarian side dish of carrots always brightens a plate!
Herbs de Provence Roasted Carrots are no exception.
What are Herbs de Provence?
- Herbs de Provence is a mixture of dried herbs that are typically from the Provence region of France.
- Herbs de Provence is made up of some, all, or various combinations of the following herbs: basil, lavender, marjoram, oregano, rosemary, sage, savory, tarragon and thyme.
- It's lovely with everything from carrots and potatoes, to chicken and fish.
What's a substitute for Herbs de Provence?
In equal portions, use any combination of the herbs found in Herbs de Provence (basil, lavender, marjoram, oregano, rosemary, sage, savory, tarragon and thyme).
These carrots are so delicious -- they're sweet, hearty, comforting, and bursting with fresh flavors.
Not only are these carrots great year round, but they're a beautiful side for holidays. For Thanksgiving their color goes with the fall theme, and for Easter . . . . well, there's the Easter bunny, of course. 😉
I love how you can take one whole, already beautiful, ingredient and enhance it ever so slightly with a few herbs and a little heat.
How to Make Them
It's so easy!
- Peel and cut the ends off of the carrots.
- Add them to a sheet pan lightly coated with olive oil.
- Roast in a very hot oven until tender and golden brown. This will take about 45 minutes.
Enjoy the Herbs de Provence Roasted Carrots!
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Herbs de Provence Roasted Carrots
- olive oil
- 3 pounds medium to large carrots
- 1 tablespoon Herbs de Provence
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Set oven and prep sheet pan. Preheat the oven to 400°F, adjust a rack to the center, and coat the bottom of a sheet pan with olive oil.
- Prep carrots. Cut the ends off of the carrots, and then peel them, placing them on the oil-coated baking sheet as you go.
- Season. Sprinkle them with the Herbs de Provence and a generous amount of salt and pepper. (Once they're done, you can season to taste if necessary. (Here's how.)Drizzle more olive oil over the now seasoned carrots and then use your hands to move them around so that they are all equally coated.
- Roast. Once the oven has heated to 400°F, roast the carrots until they are very tender, and becoming golden brown, 45 minutes to 1 hour. About half way through the cooking time, flip the carrots over, or shake the baking sheet to roll them around.Cool slightly and serve.
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