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Roasted and Smoked Carrots

November 21, 2014
by Cornelia Emlen
Serves: 4
A smoky and sweet dish that’s very slowly baked in the oven yielding tender carrots infused with the aroma of coffee. A new twist on roasted carrots! Adapted from a recipe by Andrew Schloss
Ingredients
  • 1 cup medium roast coffee beans
  • 1 pound carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • course salt and pepper
Farmers To You Ingredients:
  • coffee beans, carrots, oil, garlic
Other Fresh and Pantry Ingredients:
  • salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Wash carrots and cut into thin strips. Toss with oil, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat oven to 225 degrees.
  3. On the stove top, heat a cast-iron pan over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove pan from heat and add coffee beans. Shake for a few minutes until you can smell the coffee.
  5. Place the carrots on top of the beans in a single layer. Cover the pan with heavy tin foil and place in the oven.
  6. Bake for approximately 2 to 3 hours. When carrots are tender, remove them from their bed of coffee beans and serve. Wonderful with beef.