Health Benefits

Carrots are a great source of beta carotene, which supports eye health and may reduce risk of vision loss as we age. They are also a wonderful source of fiber, which helps regulate our digestive system.

Cooking Methods

Carrots can be enjoyed in many ways. The first step for preparing carrots is cutting them. Depending on how you plan to use them, they can be cut into circular slices, strips, diced, etc. You should always wash them before use, and if need
be, use a peeler to cut away the outside skin.

Carrots are great enjoyed raw, as a snack, or as part of different dishes. There are many ways to cook carrots, like boiling, sauteeing, roasting, steaming, and more!

A common way to cook carrots is to roast them in the oven. To do this, preheat the oven to 400°F. Drizzle some olive oil to coat carrot slices, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast them in the oven for 30 minutes.


Try one of these seasoning ideas, or mix & match and come up with something new!

  • Onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper
  • Rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper
  • Cinnamon, nutmeg, turmeric, salt, pepper

Storage & Preservation

Raw, unpeeled, uncut carrots are stored in the fridge and last up to 3-4 weeks.

Raw, peeled or cut carrots are stored in the fridge and last up to 2-3 weeks.

Cooked carrots are stored in the fridge and last between 3-5 days.

To freeze carrots, first blanch them. To blanch carrots, bring a pot of water to a boil and fill a bowl with ice water. Cut your carrot(s) into slices, and boil them for 3 minutes. Then transfer them to the ice water and allow them to cool completely. Drain them, and lay them in a single layer the freeze them. After about two hours, transfer them to a bag or container and keep frozen for up to 14 months.

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