Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

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Roasted Potatoes and Carrots not only go with everything, but everyone loves them! They are an easy, one-pan recipe of baked veggies. Just chop and toss with Italian seasoning before baking until perfectly tender. 

This dish is easy to prepare and bake and holds up well at a buffet or a potluck. For supper, serve alongside oven baked chicken breasts and a tossed salad for a delicious balanced meal.

Roasted potatoes and carrots in a white dish garnished with parsley

Preparing Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

If I’m making a dish with a sauce or gravy, I often make Mashed Potatoes but these are great with any meal too! Wash the potatoes and either scrub or peel the carrots. Baby carrots work in this recipe although they don’t tend to hold their bold orange color as much as larger carrots.

  1. Chop vegetables into uniform pieces.
  2. Toss with olive oil and seasonings (per recipe below).
  3. Bake 40-50 minutes or until tender.

Large pieces will take longer to cook, if you’re short on time, cut the veggies a bit smaller to reduce cooking time.

Raw potatoes and carrots in a glass bowl with oil and seasoning and raw potatoes and carrots on a sheet pan

What to Serve Them With

Roasted potatoes and carrots are hearty and filling and pair well with heavier meats like a roast, meatloaf, and pork tenderloin as the entrée.

After the meat is done, feel free to make a gravy with the meat drippings by heating them and adding a slurry of cold water and corn starch. Whisk the mixture into the drippings, bring to a boil, then simmer until the desired thickness is achieved. Pour over the roasted veggies!

Roasted potatoes and carrots on a sheet pan with a wooden spoon


  • To Store: Keep the roasted potatoes and carrots in a tightly sealed container or in a labeled zippered bag. Store in the fridge for about a week or freeze for up to a month.
  • To Reheat: Put the veggies in a microwave-safe dish and heat up for about 5 minutes or reheat on the stove with a little water or broth. Brighten the flavor with a few dashes of salt and pepper!

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Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Roasted potatoes and carrots not only go with everything, but everyone loves them!


  • 1 ½ pounds potatoes cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 pound carrots peeled
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt & pepper to taste

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  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Cut potatoes and carrots into large chunks, approximately the same size.
  • Toss potatoes, carrots and onions with olive oil and Italian seasoning. Season with salt & pepper.
  • Place on a large pan and roast 40-50 minutes or until tender.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 250, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Sodium: 97mg, Potassium: 1106mg, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 18944IU, Vitamin C: 28mg, Calcium: 103mg, Iron: 6mg

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
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  1. Yum! I’ve been wanting a good and easy roasted carrots and potatoes recipe and this totally fit the bill. I probably doubled the Italian seasoning and added minced garlic per my family’s taste. Otherwise I followed the recipe exactly and it’s definitely going into my regular rotation.5 stars

  2. I love this roasted potatoes and carrot recipe and i found this recipe really an amazing recipe. One of the best recipe i have ever tried. 5 stars

  3. Simple and delicious! I added a sweet potato and cut veggies slightly smaller. Also added more Italian seasoning and put lots of Pink Himalayan Salt. Went in for 40 min and came out phenomenal!5 stars

    1. you answered my question Cassandra…..wanted to know if I can add sweet potatoes to this recipe….and you answered…..this will be our veggies for supper this evening… is hard to find different recipes for veggies….thank you….5 stars