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.See Popular Carrots Recipes
So you and your kids aren't making like Bugs Bunny and you have lots of leftover cooked carrots to deal with? Well, we wouldn't exactly say "recycle" your carrots, but definitely put them to use a second time. And no, it doesn't have to be the same old steamed carrots you served last night.
Carrots make a colorful and healthy side dish to perk up an everyday meal or add flourish to a special-occasion feast. While there are likely hundreds of variations on how to cook carrots, preparing these healthful veggies in a way that is especially delicious is key to getting even the pickiest eaters to pile them onto their plates.
This simple French side is a simple yet sophisticated addition to any entree. Make delicious glazed carrots for your next family meal.
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At designer Pat Kuleto's two architecturally impressive restaurants in San Francisco's Rincon Park, Epic Roasthouse and Waterbar, executive chef Parke Ulrich serves these lemony carrots.
For this decidedly modern take on French glazed carrots, Jean-Georges Vongerichten swaps in a fragrant elderflower cordial for sugar and gives the glaze an unexpected kick with crushed pink peppercorns.
Dress up glazed carrots with toasted pistachios for a fast, festive side dish.
This healthy Asian inspired side dish is easy to whip up for a quick weekday meal. The combination of snap peas and carrots with red bell peppers tossed in sesame oil and seeds will be a flavorful treat.
Orange fest! Here's a side dish that's as brilliantly colorful as it is subtly sweet. Hard to believe it's also incredibly healthy, combining some of our favorite beta-carotene-loaded vegetables and fruits (sweet potatoes, carrots and apricots, plus vitamin C-packed orange juice, to boot).
These are delicious with roast pork and cornbread. Pure maple syrup is essential.
This is a perfect accompaniment to roast beef or chicken with mashed potatoes. Be sure to let the carrots and shallots caramelize and turn golden brown at the end.
A casserole of meat, vegetables, and fruit, tzimmes is often flavored with honey and cinnamon and cooked very slowly. Here, sliced carrots are quickly simmered with fresh orange juice, honey, ginger, and a pinch of saffron, then simmered with dried currants before serving.
Carrots are also wonderful roasted with their cousin the parsnip, cut into pieces the same size as the carrot.
Starting with dried chickpeas instead of canned ones makes all the difference in this citrusy side dish. Although soaking and cooking the chickpeas takes a bit more time, the effort is minimal.