Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"I don't like gourmet cooking or 'this' cooking or 'that' cooking. I like 'good cooking.'" -James Beard

The refrigerator light goes on...

I had Sambal in Singapore and it was amazing. It works with so many dishes and these roasted carrots are a great example. You can use almost any firm veggie that you like, including parsnips, cauliflower, or even Brussels sprouts.



Sambal Roasted Carrots

Servings: 8 | Serving size: 4 ounces carrots with sauce

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can be easily multiplied. Roasted carrots keep well, refrigerated, for about a week. They're great hot or cold. Try them on sandwiches!

This recipe also requires making Sambal.

Sambal Roasted Carrots recipe from Dr. Gourmet


  • 8 Tbsp Sambal
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 lbs carrots (peeled and cut into chunks)

Place a large roasting pan in the oven and preheat to 325°F.

When the oven is hot, add the sesame oil and then the carrots.

Roast for about 20 minutes. Toss occasionally.

Add the Sambal and toss well to coat the carrots.

Roast for another 5 minutes and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 4 ounces carrots with sauce

Servings: 8

Amount Per Serving

Calories 121 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value
Total Fat 5g 7%
    Saturated Fat 1g 3%
    Monounsaturated Fat 3g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 201mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
    Sugars 10g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 487% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 5% Iron 1%
Vitamin K 22 mcg Potassium 527 mg