Carrot is a versatile and nutritious root that can be cooked in a variety of ways, making them a staple in many households. In this article, I will instruct you how to cook carrots on stove perfectly at home.

1. How To Cook Carrots on Stove

1.1. How To Boil Carrots

Ingredients

  • 2 pound baby carrots
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Rinse baby carrots under running water. Then slice them into dices or keep whole baby carrots
  • Place the diced baby carrots in a pot and cover them with water. Next, add a pinch of salt to the water. Bring the water to a boil and reduce the heat to a simmer.
  • Cook for 5-7 minutes for diced baby carrots and 10 – 12 minutes for whole baby carrots. Finally, drain the water and serve.

1.2. How To Steam Carrots

Ingredients

  • 2 pound baby carrots
  • 1 steam basket

Instructions

Rinse baby carrots under running water. Then place them in a steamer basket over a pot of boiling water.

Cover the pot with a lid and steam the baby carrots for 5-6 minutes or until they are tender.

Remove the steamer basket from the pot and serve.

1.3. How To Sautee Carrots

Ingredients

  • 2 pound baby carrots
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

Instructions

Rinse baby carrots under running water. Then slice them into thin rounds.

Heat a pan over medium heat and add butter. Once the butter has melted, add the sliced baby carrots to the pan and sprinkle brown sugar over the carrots.

Next, stir baby carrots to coat them with the butter and sugar and cook the carrots for 4-5 minutes or until they are tender and lightly caramelized.

Serve immediately.

Carrots are also a great source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, making them an important part of a healthy diet. With instructions I’ve shared in this article, you’ll be able to cook carrots on stove perfectly every time and enjoy them in a variety of dishes. So why not add some carrots to your next meal and enjoy the many benefits they have to offer?

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Julia Jane is a home cook inspired by her mother's cooking. With the desire to share my cooking experiences with everyone, she created this website

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