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Simple Roasted Carrots with Sage Side Dish

These roasted carrots with sage are the perfect side dish to bring to your table. Healthy, easy, and absolutely delicious. What’s not to like?


Are you ready to take those humble carrots that have been sitting in your fridge to the next level? Roast them with sage! You’ll have the perfect combination of sweet and savory. It’s the perfect no-fuss side dish to elevate any meal!

roasted carrots with sage

Fall Season Is Carrot Season

As soon as the summer season comes to an end, we see our supermarkets fully stocked with pumpkins and squash. But did you know carrots are also a fall vegetable? That’s right. Although they’re usually available year-round, they peak in the fall. And every season, I love making these roasted sage carrots quite a few times. There is so much you can do with carrots. I can’t get enough of them!

Tips And Tricks For Easy Roasted Sage Carrots

This side dish is really easy to make. But there are a few things you can do (and avoid) to make sure they’re the best-roasted carrots!

Cut your carrots diagonally. Hear me out. Cutting them diagonally gets you the best flavor. Plus, they plate beautifully this way!

You’ll get that earthy sage flavor instead of burnt, bitter herbs.

If you’re looking to take these roasted carrots up a notch, add a pinch of salt after you roast the carrots with sage. Roasted carrots are so delicious on their own, that is why I don’t add so many extra ingredients. But combine them with sage and you get a sweet surprise!
Let your carrots breathe. When roasting them, give the carrots space. This allows them to roast quickly and evenly

roasted carrots with sage

Take your dinners to the next level with this simple, yet delicious side dish. These roasted sage carrots are also perfect for holiday tables. Enjoy!

Let’s put this dish together! You will need:

Carrots fill you with vitamin A and beta-carotene, supporting eye health.

Sage is rich in vitamin K, as well as magnesium, zinc, and copper.

Maple syrup sweetens up these carrots and perfectly pairs with the sage to bring you this earthy dish!

Along with those ingredients, you will need ghee, salt, and pepper

roasted carrots with sage

Some more tasty recipes to make at home:

You can make this Low Carb Quick and Easy Veggie Salad with a simple step-by-step recipe!

Tasty and nutritious, a Kohlrabi Apple Sunflower Sprout Salad is perfect for a fall lunch.


Simple Roasted Carrots with Sage Side Dish

These roasted carrots with sage are the perfect side dish to bring to your table. Healthy, easy, and absolutely delicious. What’s not to like?
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Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Starters and Sides
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 186kcal



  • 1 lb carrots
  • 1 Tbsp ghee, melted (or regular butter)
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 large fresh sage leaves, finely chopped
  • tsp salt
  • black pepper, to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 425F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Wash and peel the carrot. Cut into ½ inch thick sticks. Very small carrots can be left whole or cut in two.
  • In a large bowl, combine melted ghee butter, sage, salt and pepper.
  • Add carrots and massage to infuse the flavours.
  • Spread in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until carrots are soft and caramelized.
  • If needed, sprinkle with more salt for serving.


Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 545mg | Potassium: 749mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 37889IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 1mg
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