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What are ways to cook fresh baby carrots?

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There are several different ways baby carrots can be cooked, including boiling. To boil baby carrots, cooks should wash them thoroughly before beginning.

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After scrubbing the carrots, cooks should peel them to remove the outer layer of skin and trim them as needed. This often entails cutting off the stem and this will need done for any cooking method chosen.

Cooks should fill a pan with water and bring it to a boil. After adding a dash of salt, the carrot should be placed in the water and boiled for 5 to 10 minutes or until soft.

Baby carrots can also be roasted by slicing them and adding them to a baking pan. Cooks can add olive oil or other seasonings such as salt and black pepper to give the carrots an added touch of flavor. After the carrots are ready, the pan should be covered with foil for best results. Cooks should then bake the carrots at 425 degree Fahrenheit for 25 to 30 minutes.

Another simple method for cooking baby carrots is in the microwave. Add the carrots to a microwave safe dish and add 2 to 3 tablespoons of water. The carrots should be cooked on high power for 5 to 10 minutes or until they are crisp.

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