Heirloom Carrot Fries

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 30 min 4
Heirloom Carrot Fries
Health Highlights
A healthy side, easy to prepare and packed with beta carotene!

Ingredients


454 gm Carrots (colourful heirloom carrots, cut into long thin pieces)
1 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin (for topping)
1 tbsp Parsley, fresh (minced, for topping)
1/4 cup Walnuts (crushed, for topping)

Instructions


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cut the stems off the carrots, leaving about 1 inch of green on top. Slice each carrot into two equal halves, lengthwise.
  3. Brush with 1 tbsp oil and layout on a baking sheet. Sprinkle lightly with salt.
  4. Bake for aprpximately 25-30 minutes. (more for thicker carrots, less for thinner ones).
  5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix fresh parsley and 1 tbsp oil. When carrots are finished baking, put them on a serving dish in a straight line, and drizzle one line of herb oil across the middle, and sprinkle with crushed walnuts (this step is optional).


Notes:

Nutritional Highlights:

Heirloom Carrots are a good source of beta carotene, fiber, vitamin K1, potassium, and antioxidants. They have been linked to improved eye health and may help lower cholesterol. 


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 161
Calories from fat 109
Calories from saturated fat 14.0
Total Fat 12.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 99 mg
Potassium 356 mg
Total Carbohydrate 12.8 g
Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
Sugars 5.6 g
Protein 2.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 1.7

Energy sources


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