a bowl of cooked carrots next to two fresh carrots
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How to Make Cooked Carrots

Learn just how easy it is to cook fresh carrots.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword How to Make Cooked Carrots
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 71kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 1 pound carrots
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • Peel carrots, and then slice carrots in approximately 3/8 inch thick. Place carrots in a medium sized pot, and add enough water to cover the carrots. Add salt and stir the salt into the carrots. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to the carrots. Cook over medium heat for 10 to 12 minutes or until carrots are soft.


Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 690mg | Potassium: 362mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 19030IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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