Featuring Revitalizing Rainbow Carrots, the February Pick of the Month

Roasted Rainbow Carrots

Rainbow carrots are a good source of antioxidants and vitamin A. They can be enjoyed raw or cooked!

Check out the recipe below, and pick up some carrots today from your local grocery store!

Prep Time: 5 minutes.

Cook Time: 25 minutes.

Servings: 2.


  • 1/2 pound rainbow carrots, cut in half lengthwise.
  • 2 large cloves garlic, chopped.
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped.
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter, cubed.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2.  Place carrots in the center of baking sheet.
  3.  Top carrots with garlic and parsley. Place butter cubes on top and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4.  Bake until carrots are soft, about 25 minutes.

What’s so Great About Carrots?

  • Carrots are low-calorie with no far or cholesterol. 
  • They’re a good source of vitamin A.
  • The come in orange, white, red, yellow and purple varieties. 
  • Dark orange carrots are high in the antioxidant Beta-carotene which helps to promote eyesight and skin growth.

What’s the Best Way to Eat Carrots?

  • Add them to stews, soups, casseroles or stir fries.
  • Eat them as a snack with hummus or peanut butter.
  • Roast them with olive oil, chili powder and cumin,
  • Steam with dill, tarragon, parsley or lemon juice. 

Selection & Preparation

  • Selection: Choose carrots that are well-formed and smooth, with no visible blemishes. 
  • Storage: Store carrots with tops removed, in a plastic bag in the crisper in your refrigerator for up to two weeks.
  • Preparation: Wash with a scrub brush to remove dirt right before eating.
  • Cooking: Carrots can be roasted, steamed, sautéed, baked or eaten raw.

  • Serving Size: 2.
  • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 98.
    • Total Fat: 6 g.
    • Total Carbohydrates: 11 g.
    • Protein: 1 g.

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