Excellent source of vitamin A. Good source of fiber and vitamin C.
What To Look For
Young, firm, small carrots with the tops still on will be sweet and fresh. Avoid soft or shriveled carrots or those that have splits.
Easy Storage and Preparation
Keep in the refrigerator for a week or more. Remove and discard the tops.
Cook in boiling salted water or steam for 8 to 12 minutes. Cook baby carrots for about 5 minutes. Glaze carrots by cooking, uncovered, in a small amount of stock until the stock has evaporated and the sugars left behind coat the carrots. Flavor with dill or mint.
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