Roasted carrot, rocket and lentil salad in a dish

Carrot recipes

A bright orange root vegetable that's versatile, sweet and nutritious.

6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A vibrant and substantial salad for two that's rich in calcium, fibre and 4 of your 5-a-day. With toasted cumin, honey and mustard it's rich in flavour too!

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1,119 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Delight friends with an afternoon tea that includes this easy carrot cake. You can bake the cake, freeze it and just drizzle over the icing on the day

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

There's nothing better than soft, buttery carrots to go along with your favourite roast. You can keep this side simple or tweak it with our delicious twists

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Give free-from baking a go with this easy vegan sandwich cake – an indulgent carrot cake with coconut and cashew icing that everyone will want another slice of

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegan
20 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These sticky honey-roasted carrots make a simple yet scrumptious side for Christmas dinner or a Sunday lunch

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Haydari is a Turkish meze of strained yogurt, herbs and garlic and it pairs well with crunchy carrots and beetroot in this simple veggie starter

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A healthy baked carrot alternative to much-loved Indian side dish onion bhajis. Serve these golden, crispy snacks as part of a thali or curry feast

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A spicy rose harissa swirl makes this hummus a little bit special. It's vegan, gluten free and totally irresistible

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
1 rating 1.0 out of 5 star rating

Pair lightly spiced baby carrots with a zesty lemon, shallot, cumin and coriander dressing to make this fabulous side dish - a great accompaniment to your Sunday roast

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Carrots and red lentils are packed with goodness and this weaning purée is great for babies moving on from eating soft foods to slightly more textured meals

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This dinner party roast has a touch of autumn about it with the star anise, roasted carrots and blackberries in the sauce

2 hrs and 40 mins
More effort
160 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Top this classic carrot cake with moreish icing and chopped walnuts or pecans. Serve as a sweet treat with a cup of tea any time of the day.

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Seasoned with thyme, rosemary, garlic and cumin, these buttery roasted carrots are so tender and full of flavour that they're sure to be the star side of Sunday dinner

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This salad combines sweet carrots with the liquorice bite of a slightly acidic dressing and creamy blue cheese - a simple lunch or side dish

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A simple dip recipe that's low in fat and gluten-free. Refreshing mint and smooth ricotta make this a delectable veggie snack

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1,070 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A delicious, spicy blend packed full of iron and low in fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour, or can be made in a slow cooker

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Vegetarian guests? This individual puff pastry pie makes the perfect, stress-free offering

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Aniseed flavours work well with earthy, sweet vegetables. Use soft black liquorice combined with creamy butter

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Buying ready-prepared duck confit makes this luxurious meal for two really simple. Try it served with mashed potatoes and watercress

1 hr
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A light and vibrant shredded salad flavoured with orange blossom water, cumin and mint- serve alongside spiced meats

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use British rose veal to create a roast dinner with a difference - this all-in-one joint is slow-cooked with sweet vegetables, citrus and herbs

2 hrs and 50 mins
More effort
19 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Want to be healthier but can't give up chips? Try these low-fat, crispy baked carrots with tarragon

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
272 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This crowd-pleasing recipe turns the ultimate afternoon tea favourite into delightful cupcakes

50 mins
Easy
48 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A satisfying soup which is delicately spiced and works well as a rustic starter

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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