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Spicy Carrot Sticks

This fantastic side dish goes a step further by adding a spicy kick that makes these carrots addictive.

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  • 4-6 ServingsServings


  • 6 large carrots, peeled, ends trimmed
  • 1 egg white from a large egg
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt or kosher salt


1. Preheat oven to 450˚F. Line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper. Set aside.

2. Cut each carrot in half to make 2 (3–4 inch) pieces.

3. Cut each carrot half in half lengthwise. With the cut-side-down on your cutting board, cut each half into 3 equal strips to make carrot sticks.

4. Place the egg white into a large shallow bowl or container and whip with a fork or whisk till foamy.

5. In a large bowl, mix the olive oil, water, garlic powder, cumin, sugar, paprika, and white pepper.

6. Place the carrot sticks into the beaten egg; turning to coat the carrots in the egg white.

7. Remove the carrots from the egg white and stir into the spice mixture. Arrange in a single layer on the prepared pan. Sprinkle with salt.

8. Roast, uncovered, for 20 minutes.

9. Transfer to a serving plate or bowl