Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots

Cooking Times

Ready in: 35 minutes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Serves: 8


  • 2 lb. Cal-Organic Baby Carrots
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt or kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a shallow roasting pan, toss carrots with olive oil, then sprinkle with salt. Roast, stirring occasionally, until tender for about 20 minutes.
  3. Remove pan from oven and drizzle balsamic vinegar, then shake pan to evenly coat. Roast for another 5-10 minutes until carrots are tender golden and glazed.

Variation: You can substitute sliced fennel for the baby carrots for a roasted, fragrant fennel dish.

Tips for storing carrots

  • 1

    Store carrots in a resealable plastic bag or other airtight container.

  • 2
    Shelf Life

    To extend the shelf life of your carrots, you can place a damp paper towel in the bag or container, but avoid storing carrots in water as it will soften their texture.

  • 3

    Carrots should be stored in the refrigerator between 34 and 36 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • 4
    Avoid Ethylene

    Avoid storing carrots near ethylene-producing fruits and vegetables, such as apples or pears.

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