Best Carrot Recipes: Farmers Market Faves
In a root-vegetable popularity contest, the carrot wins hands-down. Let’s face it: Parsnips and beets and even turnips have devoted fans, but when it comes to a vegetable everyone loves, the carrot is at the top of the list.
What’s not to love? They’re beautiful (especially some of the heirloom varieties from the farmer’s market; purple anyone?), they’re nutritious, and their sweet, crunchy taste is addictive. Try to eat just one carrot stick!
No doubt about it. When it comes to carrots, we’re just as big fans as everyone else. With that in mind, we’ve got eight of our favorite recipes to help you enjoy summer carrots at their peak. From delicious glazed carrots with ginger to a carrot macaroni and cheese that’s hearty enough to serve as a main dish, we’ve got enough recipe ideas to build a whole menu around. And don’t worry; we wouldn’t dream of showcasing carrots without giving you at least one carrot dessert recipe, too!
Have your cake and carrots, but don’t miss these great vegetarian main dishes too!