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16 Simple Carrot Recipes You Can Make in Minutes

by Nina L. Palmer – Aug 9, 2020
16 Simple Carrot Recipes You Can Make in Minutes
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Carrot recipes – Whether you’re snacking on them raw, roasting as a side, or shredding onto a salad, carrot is certainly one of the most reliable staples in the kitchen. Full of vitamin A and fiber they are a healthy ingredient to keep on hand. These delicious carrot recipes will have your family and guests ask for more. Enjoy!

Carrot Recipes: 16 Simple Carrot Recipes You Can Make in Minutes

Honey Balsamic Roasted Carrots - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/honey-balsamic-roasted-carrots-recipe
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Honey Balsamic Roasted Carrots

Cooking time: 30 min
These roasted carrots are the perfect side dish for your Sunday roast or an easy side for a holiday table.
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Cinnamon-Honey Glazed Carrots - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/honey-glazed-carrots-recipe
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Cinnamon-Honey Glazed Carrots

Cooking time: 25 min
Sweet and rustic - An easy and quick side dish everyone will rave about.
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Creamy Carrot Soup with Caramelized Pecans - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/easy-carrot-soup-recipe
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Creamy Carrot Soup with Caramelized Pecans

Cooking time: 25 min
Super healthy and smooth with an irresistible bit of crunch.
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Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/honey-garlic-butter-roasted-carrots
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Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots

Cooking time: 15 min
These roasted carrots are the perfect side for a weeknight meal or a holiday crowd.
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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Beet and Carrots - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chopped-brussels-sprout-salad-recipe
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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Beet and Carrots

Cooking time: 0 min
A Chopped Salad That's Perfect For Tomorrow's Lunch
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Curried Cranberry Carrot Soup - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/curried-cranberry-carrot-soup-recipe
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Curried Cranberry Carrot Soup

Cooking time: 0 min
Keep yourself warm on a cool fall night with this healthy curried carrot soup.
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Carrots, Bacon and Split Pea Soup - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/spicy-split-pea-soup-recipe
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Carrots, Bacon and Split Pea Soup

Cooking time: 0 min
This soup warms you up, makes things easier in the kitchen and nourishes your body too!
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Marinated Smoked Salmon with Herbs & Carrot - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/herbed-carrot-and-salmon-marinade-recipe
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Marinated Smoked Salmon with Herbs & Carrot

Cooking time: 0 min
A special appetizer that will wow your guests for the holidays.
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Carrot and Daikon Noodle Salad - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/carrot-daikon-salad-recipe
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Carrot and Daikon Noodle Salad

Cooking time: 0 min
A crisp, fresh, and delicate salad you'll enjoy for a quick lunch.
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Carrot Turmeric Red Lentil Stew - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/carrot-turmeric-red-lentil-stew-recipe
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Carrot Turmeric Red Lentil Stew

Cooking time: 0 min
A flavorful dinner option in 20 minutes from scratch.
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Carrots Cilantro Smoothie - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/breakfast-energy-smoothie-recipe
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Carrots Cilantro Smoothie

Cooking time: 0 min
The perfect thing to have first in the morning
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Orange Carrot Multivitamin Smoothie - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/multivitamin-orange-carrot-smoothie-recipe
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Orange Carrot Multivitamin Smoothie

Cooking time: 0 min
Sauteed Summer Squash and Carrot - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/summer-squash-saute-recipe
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Sauteed Summer Squash and Carrot

Cooking time: 0 min
A quick and healthy side dish full of crunch and colors.
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Orange Carrot Breakfast Smoothie - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/orange-carrot-breakfast-smoothie-recipe
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Orange Carrot Breakfast Smoothie

Cooking time: 0 min
Boost your morning with this vitamin packed drink.
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Flavorful Orange Carrot Ice Pops - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/orange-carrot-ice-pops-recipe
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Flavorful Orange Carrot Ice Pops

Cooking time: 0 min
Get an approving smile from the kids while serving them these healthy juicy snacks.
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Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/sweet-potato-carrot-soup-recipe
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Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

Cooking time: 0 min
What could be more satisfying than a purée of roasted sweet potato and carrots topped with a crisp garnish of puff pastry and dried cranberries?
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How to buy carrots

When buying carrots at the grocery store or farmer market, look for carrots that are uniform in color and whose skin is smooth with no cracks. The carrots may be slightly green at the crown but a dark coloring tells that the carrots are getting old. When selecting carrots that have the stems attached, check for those that have fresh-looking greens. Discard carrots that have started to sprout, that have soft spots, and any that have become limp.

How and how long to store carrots

If stored properly, you can keep carrots in the refrigerator for up to a month. Wrap the carrots in a paper towel and then place them in a bag in the refrigerator to avoid condensation from forming. Be careful because excess moisture will cause carrots to rot. Carrots can also be peeled, cut up, blanched, and then frozen in Ziploc bag. You can preserve them for approximately a year using this method.

How to Prepare Carrots for Cooking

Carrots are available all year long at your grocery store. The first step in learning how to cook carrots in the oven, stovetop, or slow cooker is knowing how to prep them. For four servings of carrots, you can count on one pound (450g) of fresh carrots.

  • Make sure to wash carrots thoroughly under cool running water. Use a soft brush to remove any dirt that stuck on the root.
  • When ready to cook, peel or scrub the carrots and trim the stem and root end. Some recipes call for cooking carrots whole, you can keep some of the stems for a pretty presentation. In this case, cut stems to 1 inch and wash thoroughly.
  • If you’re wondering how to cook carrots fast, start with packaged peeled baby-cut carrots. There’s no prep needed!

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