19 satisfying ways with carrots
From creamy soups to creative desserts, these tasty recipes take the veggie beyond a simple carrot-stick snack
With its tangle of bright carrot strips and bits of spicy chorizo, this beautiful tart makes an exciting appetizer or even a light main dish. An all-butter puff pastry, such as Dufour, gives especially flavorful and flaky results, but it’s delicious made with any kind of puff pastry.
Recipe: Savory Carrot Ribbon Tart
This playful nod to Indian dal (legume curry) is perfect at room temperature for a picnic or office lunch, but also great alongside roasted lamb chops for dinner. It tastes even better after a night in the fridge. Yellow split peas look especially pretty here.
Recipe: Carrot and Dal Salad
Recipe: Glazed Carrots with Pecans
Recipe: Curried Carrot Coconut Soup
Recipe: Moroccan Chicken and Carrots
Recipe: Glazed Carrots with Green Olives
Recipe: Herbed Carrot Soup
Recipe: Carrot Manchego Salad
Recipe: Inside-Out Carrot Cakes
Recipe: Miracle Carrot Muffins
Taking a cue from our favorite juice bar combos, this dense, not-too-sweet cake gets loads of moistness from both carrots and carrot juice, and a hint of heat from two kinds of ginger. The lime glaze adds a tangy kick.