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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
  • 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
  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.