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12 Favorite Carrot Recipes

Roasted, glazed, served with maple thyme butter, mixed into soups, salads or hummus—these recipes all star vitamin-rich carrots.

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.

Crisp Portobello Mushroom and Spring Carrot Salad

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.

Cinnamon Carrots with Maple Thyme Butter

Carrot Hummus

This hummus—with carrots, garbanzo beans and a hint of lemon— makes a healthy snack dip, wrap spread or potluck dish. 

Carrot Hummus

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.

Orange-Glazed Baby Carrots

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.

Crisp Portobello Mushroom and Spring Carrot Salad

Bourbon-Ginger Glazed Carrots

The carrots from chef Edward Lee’'s cookbook Smoke and Pickles are sweet, buttery—and, yes, boozy.

Bourbon-Ginger Glazed Carrots

Pea Pod and Carrot Stir-Fry

Purchased shredded carrots and bottled minced ginger and garlic keep prep time to a minimum in this recipe.

Pea Pod and Carrot Stir-Fry

Carrot Ribbon Salad

Toss carrots, fresh peas and green onions in honey vinaigrette for this crunchy veggie salad.

Carrot Ribbon Salad

Ginger-Carrot Soup

Combine caramelized onions, ginger, carrots and a sweet potato for this creamy, pretty soup.

Ginger-Carrot 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.

Carrot, Pineapple and Mango Salad 

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.

Five-Herb Roasted Carrots and Potatoes

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.

Lemon-on-Lemon Carrot Soup

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