Low in calories and full of flavor, carrots come in a variety of colors - orange, purple, white, and yellow - and work beautifully in a variety of recipes. Browse these recipes for endless ideas, from honey glazed baby carrots to shredded carrots tossed in salads.

Glazed Carrots with Pistachios

Better Homes and Gardens

Dress up glazed carrots with toasted pistachios for a fast, festive side dish.

Total: 25 mins

Lemon-and-Herb Roasted Chicken with Vegetables


Create a hearty, comforting meal in one roasting pan. Lemon, garlic, rosemary and more combine for big flavors in this family-size dish.

Asian Pickled Carrots

Better Homes and Gardens

Packaged baby carrots make this food gift easy. Pickled carrots add color and crunch to an appetizer spread.

Total: 55 mins

Marinated Dill Carrots

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 35 mins

Carrot Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Shredded carrots add color and nutrition to this easy, make ahead appetizer dip.

Carrot-Coconut Bread

Family Circle

Carrot may seem a surprising addition to a sweet bread, but it's actually a perfect fitit adds moisture and it's a sneaky way to add more veggies to your diet.

Sweet Ginger Roots

Diabetic Living

For a slow cooker side dish that can't get much easier, try this ginger- and pomegranate juice-infused vetetable medley.

Roasted Beef with Horseradish Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

Pair horseradish and thyme to flavor the beef and vegetables. Finish the beef with a simple sauce made by deglazing, the process of adding liquid to the pan and stirring to loosen flavorful brown bits from the meat.

Beet-Carrot Latkes

Better Homes and Gardens

In about half an hour you can have this healthy take on the traditional potato pancake. Beets, carrots, eggs, and a little salt and pepper are all you need to make this classic Jewish dish as a side or appetizer.

Caramelized Carrots

Better Homes and Gardens

Loaded with vitamin A, this side dish recipe also boasts a caramelized sweet flavor. Make it a healthy side dish by skipping the cream sauce.

Garden Risotto

Better Homes and Gardens

Long, slow cooking, with stirring and watching, ensures success in producing the creamy results for this classic Italian side dish recipe.

Total: 30 mins

Carrot-Cake Oatmeal


When breakfast tastes like dessert, it's way easier to roll out of bed. Make this Carrot-Cake Oatmeal the night before, then eat chilled or warm in the microwave for two minutes the next morning.

Total: 40 mins

Vegetable-and-Garbanzo Curry

Better Homes and Gardens

Rich and full-flavored, this curry-accented vegetable side dish is best served with plain meats and poultry.

Carrot Pineapple Cake

Midwest Living

If you've never made cake in your slow cooker, start now. This moist carrot cake only gets better with a generous slather of cream cheese frosting.

Maple-Thyme Carrots

Midwest Living

Maple syrup, butter and thyme give fresh flavor to ho-hum carrots. Try this with canned or reheated frozen vegetables.

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