Nutritious and delicious, the humble carrot gets a starring role in these 20 tempting recipes. And no, they're not all soups and salads...
Nutritious and delicious, the humble carrot gets a starring role in these 20 tempting recipes. And no, they’re not all soups and salads…
These Carrot and raisin muffins are ideal after-school snacks for the kids or as a sweet treat with your cuppa – and they only contain 200 calories each.
If you’ve got carrots to use up and roast chicken leftovers, make this healthy Carrot, chicken and barley soup – it’s low-calorie and contains 2 portions of veg.
Golden syrup, black treacle and porridge oats add sweetness and texture to these Crunchy carrot and seed flapjacks. They’re cheap to make and you can freeze them, too.
Get the kids to eat their veg with this Cheesy peas and carrots pasta bake. They’ll love the crunchy cheesy topping and you’ll love the fact there’s hardly any washing-up.
goodtoknow user Zoe says, ‘I made these Carrot cupcakes last night and they are absolutely delicious. I have never made cakes or buns from scratch before!’
Coriander, cumin and cinnamon give this creamy Moroccan carrot dip tons of flavour. Easy to make and perfect for parties.
Crunchy carrots are the perfect partner to Indian paneer cheese in this Carrot, paneer and pea curry – it’s packed with flavour too, from garlic and ginger to cardamom and coconut.
goodtoknow user Angela says, ‘Best ever carrot cake is so easy to make and absolutely delicious. Sweet and scrummy.’ goodtoknow user Una agrees: ‘Brilliant cake.’
It’s really easy to make fancy-looking side dishes. These Roasted carrots and leeks are simply roasted with fresh thyme, a drizzle of honey and a splash of white wine.
The sweetness of carrots with the gentle heat of cumin and coriander make this Carrot and parsnip soup a deliciously warming and fragrant treat.
A classic cake with a spicy twist, the flavours of coconut and pineapple give this Carribean carrot cake give this treat a tropically sweet taste.
Forget what you’ve heard about making risottos, our Roasted carrot risotto is much easier to make than you think and so creamy and filling.
An easy family supper for busy nights, this lemon and garlic Baked chicken with carrots and roasted vegetables is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.
Give your system a kickstart with this tangy, energy-boosting Grapefruit, ginger and carrot juice. Perfect for sluggish mornings or warding off colds.
Crispy and flavoursome, these perfectly-spiced, fried Spiced bean and carrot patties are both easy to put together and deliciously moreish.
No need for a takeaway when you’ve got our recipe for Beef stir-fry with carrots. Crunchy stir-fried carrots and succulent beef make a satisfying, healthy meal in minutes.
Honey carrots is an elegantly simple side dish, and the honey brings out the carrots’ natural sweetness. For a change, serve this up with your regular roast dinner.
Perfect for a birthday party, even the pickiest little eaters will be unable to resist these moist, delicious and healthy Carrot cake muffins.
Want a week off potatoes but can’t live without mash? Root veg mash is the answer! This recipe from Woman’s Weekly combines carrots, parsnips and celeriac with a bit of melted cheese on top.