Roasted with chili powder and cumin then tossed with cilantro and lime juice, these carrots are bursting with zesty flavor. Serve them with simple roast chicken or pork.
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 pounds carrots (10-12 medium), cut into 1/4-inch diagonal slices
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons lime juice
Position rack in lower third of oven; preheat to 450ºF.
Combine oil, chili powder, cumin and salt in a medium bowl. Add carrots and toss well tocoat. Spread out on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast the carrots, stirring once, until tender and golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
Toss the carrots with cilantro and lime juice. Serve immediately.