12 Favorite Carrot Recipes
Cinnamon Carrots with Maple Thyme Butter
These sweet oven-roasted carrots are a perfect complement to a holiday menu, but they're easy enough to be a weeknight side. This comfort food recipe comes from Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri.
Orange-Glazed Baby Carrots
Need a side dish in a hurry? Just melt together butter and orange marmalade, and toss with tender steamed carrots to create this super-easy side.
Crisp Portobello Mushroom and Spring Carrot Salad
Goat cheese and chives top golden skillet-cooked mushrooms and cooked carrots in this recipe from Sarah Stegner of Prairie Grass Cafe in Chicago. Homemade honey-mustard vinaigrette adds a pleasing tang.
Pea Pod and Carrot Stir-Fry
Purchased shredded carrots and bottled minced ginger and garlic keep prep time to a minimum in this recipe.
Carrot Ribbon Salad
Toss carrots, fresh peas and green onions in honey vinaigrette for this crunchy veggie salad.
Combine caramelized onions, ginger, carrots and a sweet potato for this creamy, pretty soup.
Carrot, Pineapple and Mango Salad
Combine carrots with pineapple, mango, peanuts and cilantro for a colorful side dish that goes well with grilled meats.
Five-Herb Roasted Carrots and Potatoes
Our Five-Herb Roasted Carrots and Potatoes recipe, developed by the Midwest Living® Test Kitchen, uses fresh chives, oregano, parsley, rosemary and sage to make the veggies fragrant and delicious. The roasting temperature also brings out the flavor in the vegetables.
Pesto Rosemary Skewered Baby Potatoes and Carrots
Veggie kabobs are a fun way to serve summer vegetables. Rosemary makes a fancy skewer for baby potatoes and carrots, but you can use metal or wooden skewers, if you prefer.
In our picture, veggie kabobs are on the left and center of platter. To the right of the veggies is a skewer of Grilled Pork Tenderloin Spiedini, an oregano-and-fennel-marinated main dish.
Lemon-on-Lemon Carrot Soup
Lemon thyme and fresh lemon slices add a double dose of refreshing flavor to this nutritious, low-fat side-dish soup.