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Crispy Oven Roasted Carrot Sticks

This roasted carrot sticks recipe is one of the easiest you’ll find thanks to pre-cut carrot sticks. You’ll only need a few more ingredients to make a spicy garlic parmesan seasoning that creates crispy baked carrot fries packed with flavor. Whether you need a low carb snack or easy side dish for a weeknight dinner, these roasted carrots deserve a place in your recipe box.

carrot sticks in a brown bowl with a small bowl of ketchup in the center

Pairing Ideas for Garlic Parmesan Carrot Fries

You’ll find a printable recipe card below, but I wanted to share a handful of recipes that go with these carrot sticks like spaghetti and meatballs.

roasted carrot sticks on a parchment lined sheet pan with ketchup

Dips for Roasted Carrot Sticks

You’ll also find a couple of dipping sauce recommendations in the recipe card but in case you’re looking for more, check these out:

Okay, that should cover it. If you have a question about these roasted carrot sticks I forgot to cover, drop a comment at the bottom of the post. And don’t forget to come back and leave a recipe review if you love the recipe!

roasted carrot sticks on a parchment lined sheet pan with ketchup

Crispy Roasted Carrot Sticks

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Crispy oven roasted carrot sticks with a spicy garlic parmesan seasoning.

Ingredients

  • 14 oz HEB Whole Carrot Sticks, drained*
  • 2 Tbsp (32g) Olive Oil
  • 2-3 cloves (10g) Garlic, crushed with 1/4 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Parsley Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes**
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 C (30g) Grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF and line a half sheet pan with parchment paper.
  2. Drain the carrot sticks and pat dry with a paper towel. Set aside.
  3. Finely mince the garlic and sprinkle the salt over the top. Drag the flat of a knife across to crush the garlic before adding to the olive oil with the parsley flakes, red pepper flakes, and black pepper. Stir well. dried carrot sticks on a paper towel and olive oil mixed with red pepper flakes, parsley flakes, and black pepper
  4. Add the dried carrot sticks to the oil and toss to evenly coat before adding the grated parmesan and garlic powder. Toss or stir until the carrot sticks are evenly coated in the parmesan cheese. garlic parmesan carrot sticks before baking
  5. Add the carrots to the sheet pan, leaving space between each carrot stick. Bake for 25 minutes, flip, and cook for an additional 10-15 minutes until crispy. garlic parmesan carrot sticks before and after baking on a half sheet pan
  6. Serve with ketchup, fat free Greek yogurt with fresh parsley and lemon juice, or your favorite dipping sauce.

Notes

*If you don't have access to HEB, cut 3-4 peeled carrots into 3-4" carrot sticks.

**For the spice sensitive, reduce the red pepper flakes to a pinch or omit altogether.

For Air Fried Carrot Sticks

Using our air fryer carrot fries recipe as a guide, 16-20 minutes at 350ºF (shaking halfway through) in a 6.5 quart air fryer does the trick. This recipe makes a slightly larger batch, so you may need to extend the cook time or cook in batches for extra crispy carrot sticks.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 Serving
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 130Total Fat: 8gCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 4g

Sasha

Thursday 19th of August 2021

I do not have a store that carries pre-cut carrot sticks. This recipe also works by cutting baby carrots in half, although I do prefer the taste of cutting a whole carrot.

Diwen Bian

Thursday 19th of August 2021

Loved these. I also roasted cauliflower using the same blend of spices - also very tasty! Next time I think I will try Brussels sprouts!

Mason Woodruff

Thursday 19th of August 2021

We'll have to try the cauliflower. Thanks for the idea!

Lora

Monday 12th of July 2021

Making these for the second time this week. They are that good!

Mason Woodruff

Wednesday 21st of July 2021

Thanks for the feedback, Lora!

Nicol Mack

Tuesday 1st of June 2021

What can we use if we can't buy these carrots near us?

Mason Woodruff

Tuesday 15th of June 2021

You can cut your own carrot sticks from freshly peeled carrots.

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