A sure sign of spring, carrots can be used in a variety of recipes from soups and side dishes to desserts.
Fresh-picked carrots are sublime and come in stunning, sunset colors. Already sweet and very aromatic, they reach new heights
when roasted or caramelized and add a fresh touch when used in cakes and breads.
First up is Moroccan-Spiced Baby Carrots. Warm spices like cumin and cinnamon play deliciously off the sweetness of the carrots.
View Recipe: Moroccan-Spiced Baby Carrots
The peas here come in the form of tendrils–wispy, tender sprouts of the pea plant. Substitute watercress if tendrils aren't
View Recipe: Newfangled Peas and Carrots
Elevate an old-fashioned favorite by mixing in the pride that comes with a homegrown harvest or fresh market find. Warm spices
and brown sugar add rich, caramelized flavors to this carrot cake. If you can't find fromage blanc, use more cream cheese.
View Recipe: Carrot Cake
Sweet carrots and spicy ginger complement each other well in this simple soup. Make the most of the depth of flavors by using
only the freshest ingredients. Use an immersion blender for ease and convenience and a simple vegetable peeler to make slender
vertical slices of carrot as a garnish.
View Recipe: Carrot Soup with Yogurt
They'll be no leftovers when you serve your family these delicious carrots. This easy side dish is quick to prepare for those
View Recipe: Butter-Roasted Carrots
Stuffed with toasted walnuts, shredded carrots, and all the spices found in carrot cake, these light buttermilk pancakes are
a guilt-free breakfast pleasure. Top with some homemade honey butter or light pancake syrup.
View Recipe: Carrot Cake Pancakes
Perfect as an appetizer and ready in just 25 minutes, this crab mixture is also delicious in cucumber boats—tastes like sushi.
View Recipe: Crab Toast with Carrot and Scallion
Some like cooked carrots, while others prefer them grated to make a crunchy salad. You can do either with this recipe--just
toss steamed carrot coins with the dressing. The sweetness of the carrots is balanced by the fresh bite of the sambal oelek
and chopped herbs.
View Recipe: Carrot Salad with a Hit of Heat
This classic beef stew recipe has all you expect in beef stew: tender chunks of beef, carrot and potato. Yet the cremini mushrooms
are a wonderful surprise.
View Recipe: Basic Beef Stew with Carrots and Mushrooms
Use a mandoline or Y-shaped vegetable peeler to make veggie shavings. This salad comes together in a flash.
View Recipe: Shaved Carrot and Zucchini Salad