Garlic Butter Carrots

Garlic Butter Carrots – A quick and easy side dish that is so flavorful. Oven roasted carrots with an incredible garlic butter sauce.

Garlic Butter Carrots

Garlic Butter Carrots

If you are in need of a holiday side dish idea, then you are in the right place! These garlic butter carrots are SO good! I wasn’t sure how I would feel about adding savory flavors to carrots, usually I prefer sweeter carrots like Glazed Carrots but they were amazing! Roasting the garlic at the beginning really was part of the perfection of the carrots, it brought out the flavor incredibly well.

I tried to crisp the carrots up even more when I reheated them, I thought they tasted best with the outside pretty crispy and the inside really tender.

Looking for a main course to pair with this? Check out my Skillet Chicken Pot Pie, Slow Cooker Turkey Dumpling Soup, and Maple Dijon Turkey!

Tips on garlic butter carrots recipe

  • Don’t want to chop carrots? Use baby carrots instead.
  • Try to use fresh garlic if you can but if not, pre-minced garlic will work instead.

Garlic Roasted Carrots

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Garlic Butter Carrots

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs carrots chopped
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

  2. In a large skillet, combine butter, olive oil, and garlic.  Saute over medium heat until garlic is fragrant.  Add in carrots and cook for 5 minutes.

  3. Transfer carrots to sheet pan, arranging in one layer.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Place in oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until carrots are tender inside.


Oven Roasted Garlic Butter Carrots

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10 Comments

  • Reply
    Manila Spoon
    December 20, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    Garlicky and butter deliciousness!! How can I resist! YUM!

  • Reply
    April
    December 20, 2017 at 4:37 pm

    oh yum! we love cooked carrots!

  • Reply
    Karly
    December 21, 2017 at 11:49 am

    Call me a weirdo, but cooked carrots are seriously one of my all time favorite sides. And these look like the best possible version! Definitely need to try!

  • Reply
    debi at Life Currents
    January 13, 2018 at 11:33 am

    These look awesome! Perfect for any holiday dinner (like Easter coming up), or just for a nice family dinner. I love cooked carrots, and will be trying this recipe!

  • Reply
    Julie
    January 13, 2018 at 5:48 pm

    I love roasted carrots and these carrots look so delicious!

  • Reply
    Michele
    January 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    I dont know why I dont ever think to cook carrots…. and especially seeing how easy they are to make. Pinned this to make with our balsamic roast dinner next Sunday!

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    Michele @ Bacon Fatte
    January 15, 2018 at 2:27 am

    This is the perfect way to prepare carrots… I could make a meal of them!! 🙂

  • Reply
    Angela
    January 15, 2018 at 9:07 am

    Loving these carrots!! The sweetness that comes out in roasting them plus that garlic and butter… YUM!

  • Reply
    Michaela Kenkel
    January 15, 2018 at 11:03 am

    These look really delicious!! I am pinning this one to try for sure!

  • Reply
    Sandra Shaffer
    January 15, 2018 at 1:28 pm

    Mmmm, we eat raw carrots a lot, but after looking at these cooked I’ll be adding them to our meal tonight. Thank you!

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