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Sweet and Tangy Roasted Carrots

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  • 2 pounds carrots 
  • 1/2 medium onion, cut into half moons
  • 1 medium green pepper, de-stemed and seeded and cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup no salt added tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 2-3 tbsp raw honey (start with 2 tbsp and add more if you want a sweeter flavor)
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp sea salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamom


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss the carrots in 1 tbsp of the oil and lay in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake until nicely roasted and tender.
  2. While the carrots are roasting heat 1 tbsp oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add the onions and green pepper and sauté until tender.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients to the pan and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cook 4-5 minutes.
  4. To serve you can either place the carrots in a serving bowl and pour the sauce over them or serve the carrots with sauce on the side.

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