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Welcome in spring with our Roasted Carrots With Carrot Top Gremolata, an easy vegetable recipe that's fancy enough for entertaining and holidays. Carrots are oven roasted to a buttery perfection and topped with a mixture of fresh carrot top greens, dill, lemon, garlic and olive oil. 
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Roasted Carrots With Carrot Tops Gremolata

Welcome in spring with our Roasted Carrots With Carrot Top Gremolata, an easy vegetable recipe that's fancy enough for entertaining and holidays. Carrots are oven roasted to a buttery perfection and topped with a mixture of fresh carrot top greens, dill, lemon, garlic and olive oil. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: carrots with tops, roasted carrots
Servings: 4
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin

Ingredients

Carrots:

Gremolata:

  • ½ cup chopped carrot tops , feathery greens only; no stems
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh dill , feathery greens only; no stems
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 1 Tbs. lemon zest
  • 1 tsp. olive oil

Instructions

Carrots:

  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Trim carrot top greens leaving 2-inches. Reserve carrot tops for Gremolata.
  • Toss carrots, butter, olive oil, kosher salt and pepper until carrots are evenly coated.
  • Arrange carrots in a single layer on a baking sheet with shallow sides. Roast 25 minutes or until carrots are tender.

Gremolata:

  • Meanwhile, chop carrots tops and dill. Combine chopped greens, garlic, lemon zest and oil.
  • Arrange carrots on serving platter and top with gremolata.

Notes

Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips

  • Replace the fresh dill with fresh basil or mint
  • Drizzle with a homemade spicy honey
  • Substitute  lime zest for the lemon zest

Nutrition

Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 362mg | Potassium: 566mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 28643IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 1mg