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12 Carrot Recipes To Clean Out Your Produce Drawer

Have a stockpile of carrots you forgot about in the far reaches of your fridge? Luckily, carrots can do just about everything - cakes, muffins, soups, casseroles, stir-frys and more. Here are our favorite recipes to use them up!

A slice of carrot coffee cake with honey butter on a plate with a fork.

Carrot Cake Coffee Cake

A super easy batter loaded with shredded carrots, topped with a thick crumbly cinnamony streusel, and finished with a melty sweet honey butter.

carrots, sugar, butter, flour, cinnamon

Spicy Carrot Soup in pot with wooden spoon.

Spicy Instant Pot Carrot Soup

Curry-like spicy carrot soup made with 7 easy ingredients – in the Instant Pot if you want. Extremely smooth and velvety, and bonus: it’s super healthy.

carrots, coconut milk, peanut butter, red curry paste

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie in pan with spoon.

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Saucy mushrooms, carrots, and peas topped with creamy mashed potatoes. Real food meets comfort food!

mushrooms, carrots, peas, shallots, tomato paste, fresh herbs, potatoes, butter

Chicken pot pie biscuits with gravy in a pan.

Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuits

Sautéed shallots and thyme, a splash of white wine, creamy chicken, peas, and carrots all baked under a homemade biscuit topping. YUM.

chicken, carrots, shallots, celery, peas, flour, butter

Ground pork, cabbage, and carrots on white rice.

15-Minute Egg Roll In a Bowl

Ground pork browned with garlic and ginger, sautéed carrots and cabbage cooked down in some soy sauce and chili paste, a nice little heap of hot rice.

ground pork, shredded cabbage, carrots, ginger, Chinese five-spice

Carrot cake energy bites stacked.

Raw Vegan Carrot Cake Bites

Raw Vegan Carrot Cake Bites that are chewy, cinnamony, cake-bally, and just the right amount of sweet. Perfect on-the-go snack for spring!

carrot, oats, almond butter, unsweetened coconut

Chunky chili with cilantro, sour cream, and cheddar cheese in a rustic bowl.

Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian Chili that’s “meaty” and satisfying – without the meat! A hearty mixture of walnuts, mushrooms, and carrots as your base, with big flavors of onion, garlic, green chiles and spices. SO GOOD.

walnuts, mushrooms, carrots, diced tomatoes, smoked paprika, garlic, chili powder

Roasted veggies with avocado, a soft boiled egg on the side, and fresh lemon slices.

Roasted Vegetable Bowls with Green Tahini

Crispy tender roasted veggies, buttery avocado, all together in a bowl with a drizzle of green tahini sauce.

carrots, golden potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, tahini, cilantro

Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo in a pot with a large spoon in it.

Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo

Filling, fresh, and vibrant lemony chicken soup made creamy with NO CREAM and a secret ingredient!

carrots, onion, garlic, whole wheat orzo, cooked chicken, eggs, lemons, fresh spinach, fresh dill

A carrot cake muffin sitting on a plate.

Healthy Carrot Muffins

Favorite Carrot Muffins that are warm, cozy, and wholesome! A naturally sweet snacking muffin flecked with tiny bits of carrots and oats, smeared with some butter and honey. YES.

oats, carrots, dates, maple syrup, cinnamon

Detox Rainbow Roll Ups cut in serving platter.

Detox Rainbow Roll-Ups with Peanut Sauce

Detox Rainbow Roll-Ups – with curry hummus and veggies in a collard leaf, dunked in peanut sauce. Most beautiful healthy desk lunch!

carrots, cucumbers, red cabbage, curry hummus, collard greens, peanut butter, soy sauce

Beef Stew in a pot.

Life Changing Instant Pot Beef Stew

Beef Stew made in an Instant Pot! 6 ingredients, 45 minutes, SO EASY.

beef, onion, celery, carrots, tapioca pearls, tomato juice

One More Thing!

Looking for even more crunchy carrot ideas? Check out a list of all of our carrot recipes!

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