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Nutrition Facts
Roasted Carrots with Herbed Goat Cheese and Pesto
Amount per Serving
Calories
207
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
15
g
23
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Cholesterol
 
7
mg
2
%
Sodium
 
409
mg
18
%
Potassium
 
508
mg
15
%
Carbohydrates
 
16
g
5
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Vitamin A
 
26071
IU
521
%
Vitamin C
 
13
mg
16
%
Calcium
 
93
mg
9
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Roasted Carrots with Herbed Goat Cheese and Pesto

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 10 carrots peeled, cut on the bias
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup goat cheese
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley minced
  • 3 tablespoons basil pesto store bought or make our recipe (see link below)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a sheet pan with foil or parchment.
  • Toss carrots with olive oil and salt and place them on sheet pan.
  • Roast carrots, turning occasionally, until deeply caramelized, 40-50 minutes. Remove from oven and cool slightly.
  • Combine goat cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, basil and parsley and spread mixture on four separate plates.
  • Layer carrots chunks on goat cheese mixture and top with pesto.
  • Garnish with fresh basil if desired.
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Category: appetizers/snacks, gluten-free, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly