Orange Roasted Baby Carrots

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is an easy and delicious way to cook carrots. Try to choose a bag that is fairly dry (not been sprayed over and over by the grocery store mister) so that they will caramalize better.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 475 degrees.
  2. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  3. Toss the carrots, oil and salt together, put them on the cookie sheet in a single layer, and place in the oven.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small pan, heat the marmalade, ginger and water.
  5. After 12 minutes, shake the cookie sheet and drizzle the marmalade mixture over the carrots.
  6. Continue roasting for another 8 minutes or until desired degree of doneness is reached.


Most Helpful

I used 3 medium carrots (weight about 1/2 pound/8 ounces) which I halved and then halved the halves to make large sticks, so scaled the recipe back and cooked as directed though warmed up the marmalade mix in the microwave using a low sugar variety. Thank you Paja for a lovely tasting carrot recipe, made for ZAAR Chef Alphabet Soup.

I'mPat February 25, 2011

These were delicious! I didn't have baby carrots so just used normal size and cut them into large chunks. My only complaint was that I didn't make more! They caramelized really nice! Thanks!

CulinaryQueen July 03, 2007

Thank you so much for a wonderful addition to my carrot recipe file! The combination of ginger & orange gives the carrots a great flavor! There were SOME left over, & I put them out as appetizers for a group I host, & they were GONE IN NO TIME! Thanks so much for posting this recipe ~ I'll be making them again & again!

Sydney Mike February 12, 2007

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