Easy Mediterranean Skillet Carrots Recipe (5 Ingredients, 10 Minutes) by Elisa Schmitz

Easy Mediterranean Skillet Carrots Recipe (5 Ingredients, 10 Minutes)

I love nutritious and delicious vegetable recipes that you can make with few ingredients and in only one pan. This easy Mediterranean skillet carrots recipe fits that bill perfectly.

You probably already know how good carrots are for your eyes, but did you know that carrots also may help with weight management, blood sugar balance and even blood pressure regulation? Just check out all the health benefits of carrots. With only five ingredients, these savory carrots are a great addition to a heart-healthy Mediterranean Diet.

This low-calorie, low-sodium carrot side dish recipe requires only a handful of simple ingredients: baby carrots, extra virgin olive oil, oregano, garlic powder and onion powder. The fresh parsley garnish is optional. The flavorful carrots are ready in only about 10 minutes and require minimal prep. I call that a perfect gluten-free side dish!

Serve these tasty carrots as a vegetarian side dish with most any dinner. They're great to whip up at the last minute, too. So easy and delicious!

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Cuisine: Mediterranean 
Prep Time: 2 minutes 
Cook Time: 8 minutes 
Total Time: 10 minutes 
Servings: 3


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Recipe Notes

  • You can use cut carrots or baby carrots for this recipe.
  • Instead of oregano, you could use thyme or an herb blend such as Italian or Greek seasoning blend.
  • Feel free to garnish the carrots with your favorite fresh herbs, such as parsley.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator and reheat in the microwave.

Here’s how to make it:

  1. In a skillet, add the olive oil and carrots over medium heat. Add the oregano, garlic powder and onion powder and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  2. Cook over medium heat until carrots are tender and golden, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat and garnish with fresh herbs, if desired, then serve.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 65

Total Fat: 4.7g

Saturated Fat: 0.7g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 35mg

Total Carbohydrate: 5.8g

Dietary Fiber: 1.5g

Total Sugars: 2.7g

Protein: 0.6g

Vitamin D: 0mcg

Calcium: 24mg

Iron: 0mg

Potassium: 175mg

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Elisa Schmitz
This simple carrots recipe is a go-to when you need a quick but nutritious and tasty vegetable side!

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