Need help making cooked carrots? We've got you covered. Cooked carrots lend a sweet, slightly tangy flavor to dishes. Learn how to prepare fresh carrots, and check out some of our carrot recipes. We'll even share some of our favorite carrot desserts!
Purchase peeled baby carrots, measure 3-1/2 cups, and follow the steps below.
To take baby carrots to the next level, try our Grilled Baby Carrots recipe.
For stove-top carrots, cook 1 pound carrots, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water until crisp-tender:
Get the recipe: Chardonnay-Glazed Carrots
Microwaved carrots ensure your veggie side is done fast. Plus, you can save valuable space in your oven while dinner cooks!
Get the recipe: Honeyed Carrots
Steamed carrots are great because they require no added fat. For perfectly steamed veggies, cook 1 pound of carrots in a steamer until crisp-tender:
Get the recipe: Glazed Carrots with Pistachios
Bring out the natural sugars in carrots by roasting them The caramelized flavors make the vegetables taste like a treat—even to picky eaters.
Get the recipe: Honey-Cumin Roasted Carrots
Celebrate cooked carrots with a few of our favorite recipes! This crunchy, colorful veggie makes a delicious side dish on its own, and is a great addition to heartier meals.
These aren't quite cooked carrot recipes, but baking with carrots is just as delicious (if not more so)! Choose from carrot muffins, bread, bars, cupcakes—and classic carrot cake, of course.