Crunchy Carrots with Parmesan Cheese
We have a fantastic simple yet tasty recipe for carrots and parmesan cheese. Combining the natural sweetness of carrots with the irresistible crunch of Parmesan cheese, this recipe is a guaranteed hit with kids of all ages. Below we will gie you everything you so you can dive in to the world of Parmesan Crunchy Carrots.
To make this fun and flavourful dish, you’ll need the following ingredients:
- Fresh, colourful carrots
- Olive oil
- Grated Parmesan cheese
Step 1: Choosing Your Carrots
When picking your carrots, make sure you pick carrots that are firm and free from blemishes. This will enusre you will get the best flavoured carrots!
Step 2: Cleaning and Prepping
It’s time to clean and prep the carrots. Involve the kids in this step by asking them to help you wash the carrots under cool water. Let them use a vegetable brush to scrub off any dirt. Once the carrots are clean, it’s time to move on slicing and seasoning the carrots.
Step 3: Slicing and Seasoning
Here comes the fun part! Ask your kids to help you slice the carrots into thin, crunchy rounds. You can use a kid-friendly knife or provide guidance while they do the cutting. Remember, safety first!
Once the carrots are sliced, let your little ones join in the seasoning process. In a large bowl, invite them to drizzle olive oil over the carrot slices and mix them gently with their hands. This hands-on experience will make them feel like kitchen superheroes!
Step 4: Adding the Cheesy Crunch
Who doesn’t love cheese? Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the oiled carrot slices. Encourage your kids to use their fingers to spread the cheese evenly, ensuring that each slice gets its fair share of cheesy goodness!
Step 5: Baking Time
Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C) while your kids eagerly await the baking adventure. Place the seasoned carrot slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, making sure they’re spread out in a single layer. This step allows the carrots to bake evenly and become deliciously crunchy.
Slide the baking sheet into the oven, and together with your little ones, set a timer for around 15-20 minutes. This waiting game will build excitement and anticipation!
Step 6: Let the Feast Begin!
Once the timer goes off and your Parmesan Crunchy Carrots have transformed into golden masterpieces, carefully remove them from the oven. Let them cool slightly before serving, as they can be quite hot.
Place the carrots on a fun and colourful serving platter, and watch your kids’ eyes light up with joy. Encourage them to sprinkle some fresh parsley over the carrots for an extra burst of flavour and a touch of greenery.
Time to Dig In!
It’s finally time to taste the fruits of your labor! Watch as your kids eagerly grab a crispy carrot slice, their eyes widening in delight with each crunchy bite. The natural sweetness of the carrots combined with the cheesy goodness of Parmesan will surely make their taste buds dance with joy!
These Parmesan Crunchy Carrots make a fantastic side dish for meals or a scrumptious snack all on their own.