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Easy 10-Minute Sautéed Carrots with a wooden spoon on top
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Healthy Carrot Recipes: Sautéed Carrots

These sautéed carrots are easy, delicious, healthy, and the perfect vegetable side dish. Done in 10 minutes, these carrots are the perfect way to add veggies to dinner on a busy weeknight.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian
Keyword: carrots, olive oil
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 94kcal


  • 1 pound carrots
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • herbs of choice see list below for ideas


  • Wash and peel carrots.
  • Slice carrots on the diagonal into 1/4-inch-thick rounds.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the carrots and toss them around to coat them in the oil a bit. Spread the carrots out in an even layer in your skillet.
  • Cover and cook for 7 minutes (no peeking!). The water from the carrots will create enough steam to cook them when covered.
  • Uncover and season the carrots with garlic powder and salt. Stir the carrots around the skillet to coat them in the seasoning and let them continue to cook for 3 more minutes or until the carrots are fork tender.
  • Season with fresh herbs of choice, if using. Taste and add more salt and/or garlic powder, if desired.
  • Enjoy immediately.


Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 18944IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg