Recipe By kelljob
Published Nov 7th
Moroccan-Spiced Roasted Carrots
Prep 10m Cook 30m Additional - Ready In 40m
Servings 6 servings Calories 150.9

Roasted carrots with Moroccan spice blend. Fast and easy, and pairs well with any meat!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, cut into thick slices
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅓ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • aluminum foil

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. 2 Toss carrots in a bowl with olive oil, lemon juice, sugar, cumin, cinnamon, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper. Transfer to a large roasting pan and arrange in a single layer.
  3. 3 Roast in the preheated oven, turning often, 20 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 150.9
  • Carbohydrate 16.8 g
  • Fat 9.5 g
  • Fiber 4.4 g
  • Protein 1.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.3 g
  • Sodium 105.3 mg
  • Sugar 8.8 g

Chef's Notes

I tried frozen carrots, but probably best to use fresh that are already at room temperature.


  1. I wouldadd a little more oil or water next time. They werea little dry.
  2. These are pretty good but take some definite tweaking in both ingredients and execution. I did try them according to the recipe though. First off, 450F is a very high temp to be roasting carrots for a full 30 mins. They started to burn after 10. I lowered the oven after the first 10 mins - Read more ...