Sweet & Spicy Roasted Carrots and Broccoli

  • 5 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 25 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 174


  • 6g


  • 26g


  • 5g




  • 3 Tbsp Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar, packed
  • 2 Tsp Sesame Oil, optional
  • 1 Tsp Rice Vinegar, optional
  • 1 Tsp Sriracha, or more to taste
  • 16 oz Bag Baby Carrots
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 16 oz Broccoli Florets, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 Tsp Sesame Seeds, optional
  • SSoy:

    Replace the soy sauce with tamari, a soy-free and gluten-free alternative.

  • GGluten:

    Replace the soy sauce with tamari, a soy-free and gluten-free alternative.

  • SSesame:

    No substitution


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Preheat Oven Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly coat a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

  • 3.

    Prepare Sauce In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, rice vinegar, and Sriracha, set aside.

  • 4.

    Bake Carrots Place carrots on baking sheet in a single layer. Drizzle with olive oil and top with garlic. Mix to evenly coat the carrots. Bake for 10-15 minutes.

  • 5.

    Add Broccoli Stir in broccoli and continue cooking for another 10-12 minutes, until the vegetables are tender and beginning to turn light brown.

  • 6.

    Add Sauce & Serve Remove from oven and transfer to a large bowl, gently stir in sauce mixture to combine. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired.

  • 7.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Carrots contain vitamin A, potassium, and vitamin K. Vitamin A is important in strengthening the immune system, potassium is important for heart health, and vitamin K aids in blood clotting and helps with bone health.


Broccoli is rich in cancer and disease fighting compounds. It’s packed with vitamins and minerals, fiber to aid in gut health, vitamin C to help with skin health and immune function, and folate to promote healthy new cell growth.


Garlic is a member of the onion family and contains vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to help reduce the risk of various diseases, may lower blood pressure levels, and help to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

PD Cooking Tips

  • Broccoli

    Use pre-chopped broccoli.

  • Sauce

    Sauce can be made in advance and kept for up to 5 days in the refrigerator.

  • Garlic

    Use jarred, minced garlic.

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