31 Creative Carrot Recipes That Definitely Don’t Suck

Carrots are an excellent source of antioxidants, vitamin A, and carotene. However, you don’t just have to eat plan, raw carrots. We’ve found 32 carrot recipes for you to enjoy!

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1. Honey Sriracha Roasted Carrots

Honey and sriracha are such an amazing combination of sweet and spicy and it works really well on these honey sriracha roasted carrots that are a great side dish for any meal! This recipe could not be easier, you simply toss the carrots in the honey and sriracha and roast them until they are nice and tender.

From: ClosetCooking

2. Cheesy Carrot Casserole

If you love carrots and you love cheese you must try this cheesy carrot casserole. A perfect vegetable side dish to any meal! Kid friendly and oh so good!

From: NumsTheWord

3. Healthy Carrot Cake Smoothie

The inspiration behind the recipe was simple: try to make a healthy protein smoothie that satisfied my (never-ending) cravings for carrot cake!  So I gathered up a few of the classic spices, chopped up lots of fresh carrots, froze a banana to thicken the smoothie, added in almond milk and natural sweeteners to keep things healthier (and vegetarian), and then blended it up to see what happened.

From: GimmeSomeOven

4. Spicy Bourbon Glazed Carrots

If you think glazed carrots are boring, you need to try my version!  Made with bourbon, brown sugar, and a little kick of spice to warm up your palette, you won’t be able to stop eating them!

From: TheChunkyChef

5. Cinnamon Honey Mashed Carrots

I admit I’m a sucker for the Cinnamon-Honey flavor combination, especially mixed with sweet potatoes.  But, honestly, these mashed carrots are giving my mashed sweet potatoes a run for their money this time around!

From: KaylaChandler

6. Amazing Carrot Cake from Scratch

Ahhhhh, today I’m going to share with you a scratch Carrot Cake Recipe that is downright legendary! Truly, carrot cake is my favorite dessert of all time, and THIS carrot cake recipe is the only one that we make.

From: MyCakesSchool

7. Carrot Cake Waffles

These Carrot Cake Waffles are a cross between a hearty, wholesome whole-wheat waffle and a slice of carrot cake.

From: HealthySeasonalRecipes

8. Roasted Carrot & Garlic Hummus

Craving something new and healthy for snack or lunchtime? This Roasted Carrot and Garlic Hummus is delicious with fresh, raw veggies or pita bread. It’s an easy appetizer to serve at your next party, too!

From: KristinesKitchenBlog

9. Brown Sugar Roasted Carrots

Brown Sugar Roasted Carrots – sweet and garlicky carrots roasted to perfection! The easiest and most delicious way to enjoy this vegetable!

From: CrunchyCreamySweet

10. No-Bake Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars

These healthy No-Bake Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars are packed with protein and a well-rounded meal to kickstart your day! Thick, chewy and with a fudgy texture, these breakfast bars are naturally gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, refined sugar-free and come with a tested paleo and grain free option!

From: TheBigMansWorld

11. Cannellini Bean Carrot & Kale Soup

A hearty and healthy soup full of cannellini beans, carrots, and kale. Serve with a side of crusty bread for a perfect winter dish!

From: TheRusticFoodie

12. Carrot Feta Zucchini Fritters

Let me introduce one of my favorite side dishes: Carrot Feta Zucchini Fritters. These are one of the most loved mezzes in our cuisine. Mezze are cold served foods which are accompanied with raki, the Turkish alcoholic drink like Greek ouzo. These are not just served as mezze, interestingly they are one of our favorite breakfast foods as well.

From: GiveRecipe

13. Peach Carrot Smoothie

This Peach Carrot Smoothie is healthy and delicious and has only four ingredients; banana, peach, coconut water, and greek yogurt. Enjoy!

From: PrimaveraKitchen

14. Healthy N’ Easy Thai Carrot Soup

There is something so soothing about a bowl of hot, creamy soup while it is absolutely freezing outside. What’s even better is when it’s a hot, creamy, nutrient-dense soup that my kids will actually eat. This Easy Thai Carrot Soup nails it Every. Single. Time.

From: VeganFamilyRecipes

15. Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup

Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup is a meatless soup recipe packed full of flavor! Cumin, turmeric, coriander, paprika and cinnamon compliment the red lentils and carrots, creating a creamy, filling soup.

From: ACedarSpoon

16. Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies

A fun twist on carrot cake! Soft & chewy oatmeal cookies loaded with lots of sweet carrots & cinnamon. They’ll disappear in a single day!

From: AmysHealthyBaking

17. Curried Carrot & Coconut Soup

There’s a nice challenge in staring into a less than sufficiently stocked refrigerator. Last night we were down to not much more than carrots. Thus: them, an onion, grated ginger, a sort of curry mix. There was stock in the freezer, a can of coconut milk. A lime. Wish I’d had cilantro, but hey, it worked.

From: NYTimes

18. Shredded BBQ Carrots

Shredded carrots with homemade BBQ sauce! If you love shredded BBQ, then you’re going to love this healthy and delicious recipe.

From: Veganosity

19. Carrot Apple Slaw

With crunchy carrots, sweet and tart apples, dried cranberries, salty feta cheese, and a creamy dressing, this Carrot Apple Slaw is a refreshingly sweet and savory salad for summer!

From: FiveHeartHome

20. Carrot Taco Shells

Hello! Who is keen to try some healthy taco shells recipe with carrots? Yep, Healthy carrot taco shells, shall we talk about that ?? Keep reading!

From: SweetAsHoney

21. Carrot, Strawberry, & Orange Smoothie

Get your daily dose of vitamins with this colorful, healthy and delicious carrot-strawberry-orange smoothie!

From: HappyAndHarried

22. Carrot Fritters

These easy carrot fritters are such a delicious side dish! There are so many flavors going on in this healthy gluten-free recipe.

From: RealFoodRealDeals

23. Carrot Bacon

Salty and sweetly smoky, this delicious, easy-to-make vegan bacon substitute is made from carrots and just five other store cupboard ingredients.

From: Yumsome

24. Maple Glazed Bacon-Wrapped Roasted Carrots

Are you looking for a tasty side dish for an important meal? Boy, do I have one for you! These maple glazed bacon wrapped roasted carrots are super easy to make and oh so good! The sweet and salty combo of the sweet roasted carrots and maple syrup and the salty bacon wrapping is simply divine!

From: ClosetCooking

25. Roasted Carrot Soup

Roasted Carrot Soup is an easy carrot soup recipe with tomatoes, garlic, cumin, and Greek yogurt to make it creamy and filling. This tomato-based vegetarian soup is simple, healthy, and the leftovers are perfect for lunches and dinners all week long!

From: WellPlated

26. Carrot Apple Bread

This is carrot cake that’s been infused with apples and baked as a loaf.

It’s not cake anymore. It’s bread. Therefore you can have more and definitely can have it for breakfast.

From: AverieCooks

27. Parmesan Carrot Fries with Chilli Mayo Dip

Crunchy cheesy Baked Parmesan Carrot Fries with a spicy, creamy dip. These Baked Parmesan Carrot Fries with Chilli Mayo Dip make a great for lunch, side dish or appetizer!

From: KitchenSanctuary

28. Balsamic Carrots

In our quest to discover and enjoy as many healthy recipes as possible, carrots have often played a starring role– but not always in the best way, if we’re being honest. More often than not, rather than highlight the orange veggie in its natural glory, we’ve snuck it into things like cookies or used its flavors in dishes like cheesecakes and pancakes in a more glancing way.

From: TipHero

29. French Grated Carrot Salad

I first discovered this carrot salad when I was 20 years old and living in France, and it’s been part of my repertoire ever since. I don’t know why it’s not more popular in the States, but one bite of these parsley-speckled carrots doused with lemon and olive oil and you’ll know why it’s standard fare in every French bistro, market, and home kitchen.

From: OnceUponAChef

30. Parmesan Roasted Carrots

I have fallen in love with these Parmesan Roasted Carrots.  They are a sure fire way to get the kids and grown-ups to eat their vegetables!

From: YourHomeBasedMom

31. Brown Butter Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots

Roasted Brown Butter Honey Garlic Carrots make an excellent side dish.  Roasted to tender perfection in the most incredible brown butter honey garlic sauce these will become a new favorite!

From: TheRecipeCritic

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