Roasted Carrots Recipe


4 medium carrots, sliced in half lengthwise

2 Tbsp butter, unsalted

1 Tbsp honey

1/2 cup roasted lentils

1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese

1 1/2 Tbsp Asiago cheese, grated


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • In a medium-sized saucepan, melt butter. Add honey and mix until well combined.
  • Using a pastry brush, fully coat each carrot with honey butter mixture.
  • Place carrots on parchment lined baking sheet and bake in the oven for 28-30 minutes, or until edges begin turning golden brown.
  • While carrots are roasting, mix part-skim ricotta cheese with 1 Tablespoon of Asiago cheese.
  • Plate ricotta/Asiago cheese mixture onto two separate plates, making sure servings are evenly divided. Sprinkle remaining Asiago cheese on top.
  • Remove carrots from the oven and place four carrot slices on each plate, making sure to press slightly down into ricotta/Asiago cheese mixture.
  • Sprinkle with lentils.
  • Serve and enjoy!

*Recipe & photo by Kati Mora, MS, RDN