From a crunchy snack to a delicious side dish, carrots are a versatile vegetable that can be found in fresh, frozen, and canned form. All carrots are an excellent source of antioxidants and one of the richest sources of vitamin A available.
USDA. NAL. SNAP-Ed Connection.
Recipes containing carrots from the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder database.
Carrots: Nutrition. Selection. Storage.
Produce for Better Health Foundation.
This page contains nutrition information for carrots and tips on how to select, store and prepare them. Also included are links to other relevant information including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Carrots, that gives new and different ways to add this vegetable to your diet.
Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network.
Web site contains PDF files of newsletters, recipes, bookmarks, and other nutrition education materials related to carrots. Spanish and large-type materials available.
Using & Storing Carrots
Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.
Information on health benefits and how to buy, store and use carrots. Includes several recipes. Also available as a PDF file (46 KB).
Watch Your Garden Grow: Carrot
University of Illinois Extension.
Web site contains in depth information on carrots including varieties, planting and growing as well as selection, storage, nutritional information, home storage, preparation techniques, and recipes.
Carrots: Food $ense Guide to Eating Fresh Fruits & Vegetables (PDF | 252 KB)
Utah State University Cooperative Extension.
Document provides an overview of carrots including availability, selection, and storage. Information about cooking carrots, health benefits, and recipes are also included.