Oven Roasted Maple and Parmesan Carrots

April 26, 2023

Trust me, these Oven Roasted Maple and Parmesan Carrots aren’t just a visual treat but an absolute flavor explosion. If you’re looking for a healthy yet scrumptious side? Here’s your answer. While they shine as a side dish, don’t hesitate to dig in and make them the star of your meal.

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Balancing Sweet with Savory with these Maple and Parmesan Carrots

The flavors of these carrots get me every time. First off, the maple syrup brings that perfect touch of sweetness, which just works so well with the carrots’ own natural flavors. And then, just when you think it’s all about the sweet, in comes the salty kick from the parmesan, paired with a hint of garlic. It’s this blend of sweet and savory that makes this dish stand out. Honestly, it’s like a flavor party in every bite, and I couldn’t be happier.

The Yogurt Dip

Here is the yogurt dressing that’s the perfect companion for these Maple and Parmesan Carrots. It starts with rich Greek yogurt, mixed with fragrant dill and the star duo: sautéed onions and garlic. Trust me, this dressing is so good you’ll want to spread it on toasts, sandwiches, baked potatoes, and more. The key? Begin by gently cooking thinly sliced onions and fresh crushed garlic in some good olive oil. With patience, these onions sweeten up, giving off a tempting scent that balances sweet and savory notes. Once they’ve reached that golden point, mix them into the yogurt, adding a hint of salt and some chopped dill.

The Start of the Show

Carrots are a staple in many households and one of the reasons why they are such a popular and convenient vegetable is that they have a long shelf life and can be stored in the fridge for weeks at a time. This makes them a great option for meal planning and ensuring that you always have a healthy and nutritious vegetable on hand.

The carrots are roasted in the oven until they are tender and caramelized, and will have a beautiful golden-brown color that looks as great as they taste. Give them a try tonight as a side dish or make them when you have guests over if you want to impress them!

Oven Roasted Maple and Parmesan Carrots

Recipe by Raquel QuevedoDifficulty: Easy


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  • 3 large carrots

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

  • 3 tablespoons parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven 450 degrees F
  • Wash the carrots and cut off the tops (you may peel them if you prefer)
  • Cut the carrots at an angle in 1 1/2″ slices.
  • Place cut up carrots in a bowl and add the remaining ingredients
  • Place carrots in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Roast the carrots in the oven for 25 minutes until they are golden-brown.
  • For the Greek Yogurt Dip
  • Chop 1 small onion and crush 2 cloves of garlic
  • Saute onions and garlic in 2 teaspoons of olive oil
  • Mix the sauteed onions and garlic in one cup of Greek yogurt
  • Add 1 teaspoon of salt and chopped dill to taste

We provide the information accompanying this recipe for your general knowledge only. We’ve thoroughly tested the recipe to ensure accuracy in measurements and instructions. However, individual results may vary due to the variability in ingredient types, cooking equipment, and preparation methods. You should not treat the nutritional information as dietary or medical advice. It is best to consult with a registered dietitian or healthcare professional for specific health or nutritional concerns. We accept no responsibility for any inaccuracies or misrepresentations of the information we provide. When using this recipe, please remember that cooking is both an art and a science, and we encourage you to trust your judgment and enjoy the culinary journey.

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