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Roasted Carrots + Pine Nuts from the Whole Smiths. Paleo-friendly, gluten-free and Whole30 compliant. A MUST make!
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Roasted Carrots + Pine Nuts

Roasted Carrots + Pine Nuts from the Whole Smiths. Easy-to-make and loaded with flavor as the sweetness from the carrots pairs perfectly with the pennants and herbs.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: side / vegetable
Cuisine: Paleo / Gluten-Free / Whole30
Servings: 4 -6
Author: the Whole Smiths


  • 2 lbs. whole carrots
  • 6 cloves of garlic peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 C. olive oil
  • 1/4 C. toasted pine nuts
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped chives


  • Preheat oven to 415*
  • Toss carrots, garlic, 1 Tbsp. of olive oil and salt together
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Spread carrots evenly across in one layer
  • Remove garlic after 10 minutes of roasting and continue to roast carrots for an addition 15 minutes (for a total of 25 minutes)
  • Meanwhile smash roasted garlic into a bowl
  • Add 1/4 C. olive oil, pine nuts, red pepper flakes and salt to the bowl and combine well
  • Once carrots are done, spoon pine nut mixture over top, sprinkle with chives and serve