Colorful Carrot Recipes
It may not be the most glamorous vegetable in the produce aisle, but the carrot is certainly a reliable (and delicious!) workhorse in the kitchen. Whether you're snacking on them fresh, roasting as a side, shredding into cake or shaving onto a salad, carrots are one of our favorite veggies.
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Carrot, Date and Feta Salad
Packed with antioxidants, carrots add crunch and natural sweetness to this dish. Low in calories and fat, this salad gets better as it sits and it doubles as a crunchy, fresh topper for a turkey sandwich.
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Carrots, olive oil, dill, salt and pepper: that's all you need to make Ina's fan-favorite Roasted Carrots.
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Roasted Carrot Tart
This savory tart features a crispy crust, a creamy cheesy filling and caramelized carrots and onions.
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Honey Glazed Carrots
These honey-glazed baby carrots are ready to serve in just 15 minutes — the perfect side dish for your springtime feast.
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Top this dense carrot cake with homemade cream cheese frosting — a classic crowd-pleaser!
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Try a new twist on slaw: Use shredded carrots instead of cabbage. This easy-to-make salad pairs well with meat or fish. Save the leftovers to use as a topping for a roast pork or chicken sandwich.
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Moroccan Carrot Salad
To make her tasty side dish, Molly boils her carrots, then coats them with a mixture of olive oil, harissa, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
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Carrot-Ginger Soup with Roasted Vegetables
We like to add a can of beans to vegetable purees: it adds some fiber and makes the soup extra filling.
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Healthy Carrot Muffins
Suitable for breakfast or dessert, these carrot muffins are a treat you can feel good about. Though they taste just like carrot cake, this wholesome recipe calls for healthier modifications, like whole wheat flour and wheat germ, and foregoes sugary frosting on top.
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Roasted Carrot Hummus
Just like the chickpea version, Valerie uses tahini, lemon and garlic to make her wholesome dip. Before pureeing the carrots, she roasts them to capture a sweet, caramelized flavor.
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Rich in vitamins C and A, this nutritional powerhouse doesn't taste like a diet dish. The carrots absorb and become glazed with the buttery juice and dill adds a surprising fresh note at the end.
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Have your cake… and eat your veggies too! Grated carrots give this classic dessert an extra boost of sweetness.
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Steamed Carrots with Lemon-Dill Vinaigrette
These are knife-and-fork carrots, perfect for your next gathering. Steaming them whole retains their carroty essence, and tossing them (still warm) with a lemon-dill vinaigrette allows them to absorb lots of flavor.
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Carrot Noodles with Spicy Peanut Dressing
Use a vegetable peeler to turn springy carrots into a fun "noodle" side dish. We sprinkle salt over the cucumbers to draw as much water out of them as possible, avoiding the dreaded soggy salad syndrome.
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Carrot Fries with Ketchupy Ranch
Ree turns roasted carrots into a wonderful snacky side dish that couldn't be easier. And for dipping? A quick sauce made of store-bought ketchup and ranch dressing.
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Healthy Overnight Carrot Cake Oats
Toss together these carrot cake-inspired oats at night and wake up to a sweet, healthy fiber- and protein-packed spring breakfast.
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Really wow your family with Katie Lee’s take on a classic. This impressive Wellington-inspired dish includes sheet pan roasted carrots and sautéed chopped mushrooms — and is baked to golden-brown perfection.
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This ruby red juice is a good source of both vitamins C and K. It also contains Beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the body-good for skin and night vision. Be sure to drink your juice as soon as possible after it's made for the most nutritious bang. Adding chia seeds helps replace the fiber that is lost in the juicing process.
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Shoestring Carrot Fries
These carrot fries are just as crispy, salty and tasty as your regular potato shoestrings.
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Carrot Cake French Toast
Ree takes all the components of carrot cake and turns them into a delicious, decadent breakfast. She makes this dish the night before, then chills it in the fridge overnight so the bread can soak up the custard.
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Carrot-Thyme Soup with Cream
Ree loves this soup because it’s so easy to freeze. Honey and heavy cream make her soup extra-rich and luxurious.
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Ginger-Soy Glazed Rainbow Carrots
Before cooking, peel your carrots in order for the garlic and soy sauce to really soak into your veggies for some awesome flavor!
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Carrot and Pineapple Cake
Ina's nostalgic cake with classic cream cheese frosting is basically the best kind of fruitcake.
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Orange-Roasted Rainbow Carrots
Ina likes to add a splash of citrus juice to her oven roasted rainbow carrots for a sweeter, fruity taste. We recommend adding the orange zest in as well to enhance the tangy flavor.
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Candied Carrot Rose Tart
This intricate design is a beautiful and surprising way to use carrots. Fill with dried fruit and nuts to balance the buttery crust.
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Angel Hair with Walnut-Carrot Sauce
In-season carrots pair with walnuts, cheese and herbs for a pesto-like sauce that tosses beautifully with thin spaghetti.
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Dress up a dish of thinly sliced carrots with an abundance of sweet spices and a homemade lemony dressing. Bonus: it only takes 5 min to make!
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Roasted Rainbow Carrots
Multi-colored carrots are so tasty that they only need olive oil, salt and chives to become a staple side dish.
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