For children, healthy and simple carrot recipes

 

7. Carrot Soup:

Did you end up buying too many carrots from the market? Don’t worry! Here is a great way to use the extra carrots.

Ingredients:

One tbsp butter
One tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
One onion
One stalk celery
Two cloves garlic
One tsp parsley
Five cups chopped carrots
Two cups water
Four cups chicken or vegetable broth
1/2 tsp salt
Pepper to taste
How To Make:

Melt butter and oil over medium heat.
Add onion and celery. Cook until they are soft.
Now add garlic and parsley and cook for around 10 seconds.
Next add the carrots as well as water and broth.
Let it simmer for about 25 minutes.
Puree the soup in a blender until smooth.
Season with salt and pepper.

8. Carrot Puree With Hazelnut Tapenade:

Easy to make, this recipe will come handy when you are running short of time.

Ingredients:

One pound carrots
Two red potatoes
Two tbsp hazelnuts
Two tbsp green olives
Two tsp orange zest
One clove garlic
Two tsp extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
How To Make:

Take an inch of water in a large pan.
Now bring the water to a boil.
Steam the carrots and potatoes for around 12 to 15 minutes in the boiling water. You can use a steamer for it.
Now bring out the yummy hazelnuts and mix with olives, orange zest, garlic and one tbsp of oil.
Put the carrots and potatoes into a food processor, along with one tbsp oil and salt. Blend until smooth.
Garnish with hazelnut tapenade and serve.
This kid friendly carrot recipe will leave your little ones wanting for more!