Roasted Rainbow Carrots

Roasted Rainbow Carrots
Source: The Diabetes Cookbook/Diabetes Forecast. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Terry Doran.

Rainbow carrots are purple, yellow, white, and orange and can be found at many grocery stores. If you can't find rainbow carrots, regular orange carrots can be substituted. Roasting these carrots makes them a great finger food for kids!

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This recipe featured in:
Diabetes Forecast Magazine

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    30 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 110

  • Total Fat 7g
    • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 95mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 6g
  • Protein 1g
  • Potassium 430mg
  • Phosphorus 45mg

Choices/Exchanges: 2 Nonstarchy vegetable, 1 1/2 Fat



  • nonstick cooking spray
  • rainbow carrots
    2 lbs
  • olive oil
    3 tbsp
  • ground black pepper
    1/4 tsp


  1. Preheat the oven to 425° F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.

  2. Peel and cut the carrots into equal-size rounds and wedges, each about 1/2 inch in size.

  3. Place the carrots on the baking sheet. Drizzle the olive oil over the carrots and mix well. Sprinkle with pepper.

  4. Bake for 30 minutes, until soft and crinkly. Remove to a bowl or platter and serve.