When cooked, fresh carrots lend a sweet, slightly tangy flavor to dishes. They're also delicious raw. Here's how to prepare fresh carrots.
Note: You can use purchased peeled baby carrots as well. In that case, measure 3-1/2 cups baby carrots and follow the steps below.
Cook 1 pound carrots, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water until crisp-tender:
In a steamer cook 1 pound carrots until crisp-tender: