34 Tasty Carrot Recipes

From salads and side dishes to stews and cakes, check out our favorite ways to serve up carrots.

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Carrot Ribbon Salad
Carrot Ribbon Salad

    Toss thinly peeled carrots, fresh peas, and green onions in honey vinaigrette to create an easy and good-for-you salad.

Carrots and Snap Peas with Citrus Gremolata

    Saute baby carrots and peas with shallot and garlic, then sprinkle with a bright mixture of lemon peel, fresh parsley, and toasted almonds for a tasty and healthy side dish.

Carrot, Pineapple, and Mango Salad

    Carrots combine with pineapple, mango, honey-roasted peanuts, and cilantro for a delicious side dish you can make up to 8 hours ahead.

Carrot Dip

    Add a healthy touch to rich and creamy dip by stirring in shredded carrots. Horseradish and green onion add a kick. Serve it with fresh veggies or pita chips.

Caramelized Carrots

    A cayenne pepper-spiced cream sauce tops these tender carrots. The quick and easy side dish requires just 20 minutes of prep time.

Marinated Dill Carrots

    For a delicious (and easy) side dish you can make ahead, chill carrots and mushrooms in a simple vinaigrette with fresh dill.

Butter-Glazed Carrots

    The sweetness of tarragon or basil is a natural complement to the sweetness of the carrots, but other more savory herbs, such as thyme, dill, or rosemary, can be a nice contrast.

Glazed Parsnips and Carrots

    Fresh pears, dried cranberries, and orange juice add a pleasant fruity flavor to this winning combination of parsnips and carrots.

Ginger Carrot Cake

    Freshly grated ginger adds a delightful twist to this beloved American classic -- and it's delicious in any season.

Fennel, Carrot, and Spinach Toss

    Perfect for your next cookout, this grilled vegetable medley tastes delicious with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese.

Ginger-Carrot Soup

    Caramelized onions and fresh ginger bring delicious flavor to this creamy carrot and sweet potato soup.

Spicy Beef & Noodle Salad

    To make this simple supper, toss flank steak, rice noodles, julienned carrots, and diced cucumber with a light and sweet Asian chili sauce.

Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes & Carrots

    Sweet potatoes may be from the South, but here they take on a little Yankee flair with maple syrup. For ease, these are made in a slow-cooker.

Herb-Garlic Beef Roast

    Savory beef roast is seasoned with flavorful Italian parsley and freshly ground pepper; fresh carrots and red potatoes complete the meal.

Orange-Ginger Carrots

    Consider keeping fresh ginger on hand to add zesty flavor to vegetables. The knobby, tan root stays fresh in the refrigerator for at least a week. It also can be frozen for up to two months.

Carrot and Zucchini Bars

    These carrot bars are packed with raisins, walnuts, and honey. A citrus-cream cheese frosting adds a sweet topping.

Glazed Carrots with Pistachios

    Lightly toasted pistachios, brown sugar, and fresh thyme add a sweet zing to this fresh carrot recipe.

Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup

    This elegant and smooth soup gets a dash of sophistication when leeks are used in place of onions.

Gingered Beef and Vegetables

    Served alongside hot-cooked rice, this Asian-inspired dish requires just 20 minutes of prep time. Make it with your favorite veggies; we love carrots, sweet red peppers, and snap peas.

Honeyed Carrots

    Served whole and flavored with mildly hot red pepper and tangy lemon, these carrots are hard to resist.

Tuscan Bean Soup

    Cannellini beans, baby carrots, and spinach are the stars of this Italian-inspired recipe that's ready and on the table in just 20 minutes. Serve it with cracker bread for an extra Mediterranean-inspired touch.

Spinach-Pea Risotto

    A medley of carrots, spinach, peas, green onions, and radishes makes this recipe a winner. Serve it with your choice of other lightly cooked seasonal veggies.

Best-Ever Carrot Cake

    Topped with pineapple slices and cream cheese icing, this tried-and-true carrot cake won't disappoint.

Chicken with Parmesan Noodles

    You can toss together this quick dish of angel hair pasta, grilled chicken, basil pesto, carrots, and parmesan cheese in minutes.

Red Snapper with Carrots and Fennel

    This veggie-packed fish bake makes the most of carrots, dill weed, and fennel.

Mustard-Herb Beef Stew

    Basic meat and potatoes get bold flavor after simmering in this heady combination of dark beer, onions, thyme, parsley, and carrots.

Spring Carrot Soup

    Filled with carrots, haricot verts, and shrimp, this spicy appetizer is ready in less than 30 minutes.

Spicy Spring Vegetables

    Crisp carrots and asparagus marinated in spicy vinaigrette are a fresh substitute for traditional salad.

Beef Goulash

    Tender pieces of beef, carrot, onion, and sweet pepper simmer in a luscious paprika- and caraway-accented tomato sauce in this slow-cooker rendition of the old-world classic.

Flash-Roasted Vegetables and Pasta

    Once vegetables are roasted, you'll need only 20 minutes of prep time for a great meal with mushrooms, fennel, red onion, carrots, and pappardelle pasta.

Curried Carrot Spread

    Flavored with a zesty blend of curry powder, cumin, and garlic, this hearty carrot dip is hard to resist. Serve it with rice or whole-wheat crackers.

Vegetable Spring Rolls

    Instead of a dough wrapper, like Chinese egg rolls, spring rolls encase seasoned radishes, greens, carrots, cucumbers, and other vegetables in thin, translucent rice papers.

Carrot, Fruit, and Spinach Salad

    This tossed salad with an orange-yogurt dressing will stay fresh and crisp for two to three days if refrigerated in a tightly sealed container.

Carrot and Chili Pepper Soup

    Fresh basil brightens this spicy vegetarian soup -- and it's ready in just 30 minutes.

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