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Oven Roasted Potatoes and Carrots with Herbs

Oven Roasted Potatoes and Carrots with Herbs – Make this easy, healthy, and hearty roasted veggies recipe as the perfect side dish for nearly any meal!

oven roasted potatoes and carrots with herbs

During the fall and winter months, when the days are shorter and colder, nothing makes the family happier than a warm, comforting dinner.

Savory and indulgent casseroles, creamy soups and stews, and slow-roasted dishes are always seasonal favorites. But don’t forget the veggies!

Bring some healthy goodness to the table (with little effort) by making these easy Oven Roasted Potatoes and Carrots with Herbs. It is a simple, gluten-free side dish that is packed with big flavors, and goes perfectly with nearly any protein or vegetarian main.

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Oven Roasted Potatoes and Carrots with Herbs

If you want a seasonal side dish that is

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian and vegan-friendly
  • Quick and easy to make

– this is the perfect recipe to include in your regular weekly meal plans!

It’s great for customizing with your favorite veggies and seasonings, and terrific to make as part of a meal prep for lunch leftovers.

Potatoes, carrots, and herbs

What Ingredients You Need

This simple, rustic recipe can be made with either dried or fresh herbs. It works well for roasting nearly any hearty veggies you like!

Here are the ingredients we used to make these deliciously savory and tender Oven Roasted Potatoes with Carrots and Herbs:

  • Mini potatoesWe used baby Dutch yellow potatoes, but you can also use small red potatoes, fingerling potatoes, or sweet potatoes cut into 1″ chunks.
  • CarrotsOr other sturdy root vegetable that can hold up to high heat roasting, such as turnips, beets, brussels sprouts, or cauliflower.
  • Olive oilOr your favorite high-temperature cooking oil for roasting, such as sunflower oil.
  • SeasoningsWe included dried thyme, dried rosemary, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and parsley in this recipe.
  • Melted butterSwap with melted coconut oil or plant-based butter substitute for a vegetarian or vegan side dish.

Try adding a pinch of cayenne for some heat, or lemon pepper seasoning to serve with a citrus-forward main dish.

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How to Make Easy Oven Roasted Veggies with Herbs

The best Roasted Potatoes and Carrots only take about ten minutes to prep in three easy steps…

  1. First, cut the largest of the mini potatoes in half, leaving small potatoes whole. Peel and chop the carrots into large rounds. Place the veggies on a baking sheet.
  2. Then pour the oil and seasonings over the veggies.
  3. Toss to thoroughly coat, and spread the carrots and potatoes evenly on the baking sheet.
oil and seasonings

Once prepped, roast the vegetables in a preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes, until the carrots and potatoes are easily pierced with a fork. Then add the melted butter and fresh parsley to the baking sheet, and toss to coat.

The outside of the potatoes and carrots should be lightly caramelized and crisp, while tender on the inside with a bit of bite.

Serve warm with your choice of main dishes. I hope your family loves this healthy, satisfying side as much as we do!

Get the Complete (Printable) Oven Roasted Potatoes and Carrots with Herbs Recipe Below. Enjoy!

roasted carrots with potatoes and fresh herbs

What Dishes Go Well with Oven Roasted Potatoes and Carrots?

There is so much flavor in this delicious side dish, it pairs perfectly with simple main proteins like a well-cooked steak or chicken breasts.

Enjoy alongside Skillet Steak Bites with Mushrooms, Magic 2-Ingredient Grilled Pork Tenderloin , Standing Rib Roast, or as another healthy side to this citrusy Parmesan Lemon Chicken and Rice Skillet.

Let us know in the comments your favorite main dish to eat with these roasted carrots and potatoes!

How Long Can I Keep Leftovers?

Leftover roasted veggies are great for keeping and using in lunch meal preps throughout the week. Stored in an airtight container they will keep well for up to 5 days.

Microwave leftovers for quick reheating, or toss back in the oven on a baking sheet for 10-15 minutes until hot.

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Oven Roasted Potatoes and Carrots with Herbs

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Oven Roasted Potatoes and Carrots with Herbs is an easy, healthy and hearty veggies recipe that's the perfect side dish for nearly any meal!
Servings: 6 servings



  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Set out a large rimmed baking sheet.
  • Cut the largest mini potatoes in half. Leave the smallest potatoes whole. Peel and slice the carrots into ½ inch rounds. Place both the potatoes and carrots on the baking sheet.
  • Drizzle the olive oil over the top. Sprinkle with thyme, rosemary, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Toss well to coat. Then spread the vegetables out in a single layer. (You can also mix the oil and seasoning in a separate bowl and pour over the top.)
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes, until fork tender. Add the melted butter and fresh parsley. Toss to coat. Serve warm.



You can use fresh or dried herbs. Feel free to swap the thyme and rosemary with your favorite herbs.


Serving: 0.75cup, Calories: 165kcal, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 10mg, Sodium: 462mg, Potassium: 195mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 9799IU, Vitamin C: 7mg, Calcium: 25mg, Iron: 1mg
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Author: Sommer Collier

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6 comments on “Oven Roasted Potatoes and Carrots with Herbs”

  1. This recipe is the BEST of the best – the vegetable s are delicious and even better the next day.
    It is so simple to prep and cook – you just pop them in the oven and let them cook while preparing the rest of the meal.
    I love Sommer’s recipes and this one is no exception :)
    Many thanks

  2. My kids loved this!! So tasty and it is really easy to make!

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  4. Love to make this, so yummy.

  5. IT doesn’t get much better than these potatoes! Delicious!

  6. This recipe is just to DIE for! Love these so much!