Chipotle Roasted Carrots

Chipotle Roasted Carrots

Chipotle Roasted Carrots

Spice up your side dish with chipotle roasted carrots. Topping these carrots with prunes creates a delightful blend of sweet and spicy flavors that's everyone can get behind. Give your plating an extra umph by using rainbow carrots, available at your local grocer, to make this dish as beautiful as it is delicious.

Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 25 Minutes

Calories per seving 170

Fat 5g

Cholesterol 10mg

Sodium 380mg

Carbohydrates 30g

Fiber 6g

Sugar 18g

Protein 3g


  • 2 lbs rainbow carrots, peeled (about 3 bunches) 
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 small chipotle pepper 
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped Sunsweet® Pitted Amaz!n™ Prunes, chopped
  • Chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 1 tsp adobo sauce from can


Preheat oven to 425 degrees fahrenheit.  Peel carrots and trim stems. Cut each carrot in half lengthwise.  Place on a large baking sheet and toss with olive oil. Roast for 25 minutes, stirring once. 

While carrots are cooking, melt butter in a small saucepan.  Stir in lime juice, chipotle pepper and garlic, then stir in prunes.  Pour over carrots and toss well to coat. 

Return to oven and cook for 2 to 3 minutes more or until very hot.  Sprinkle with cilantro.  Makes 4 to 6 servings.