Carrot facts and general information about carrots.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Carrots are Available:
Grown in the summer. Available year round in the grocery stores.
How Do Carrots Grow:
A Carrot is grown from a tiny seed. It is a root vegetable like
If the tops are on, look for crisp leaves with no moldy or mushy
parts to them, nor any cracks or nicks on the carrots. If
prepackaged inspect bag closely.
Carrot Facts-Storage Tips:
Store in refrigerator
How to Cook Carrots:
Wash well and peel. Eat as is or as a snack or chopped in salads,
soups, side dishes.
Carrot Nutrition Facts:
Carrots are high in Beta Carotene which helps in healthy vision.
They also help your heart and immune system be healthy.
Carrots are also a great source of fiber and Vitamin C.
1 lb. ground beef
2 1/2 Cups grated or pureed carrots
1/2 Cup diced celery
1/2 Cup diced green peppers
1/2 Cup diced or pureed onions
Salt and pepper
Brown hamburger in a large saucepan or stock pan. Season with salt
and pepper. Puree carrots and diced remaining vegetables. You can
also puree all the vegetables if your kids prefer not eating chunky
vegetables. Add vegetables (carrots, celery, green peppers and
onions) to the meat and cook on low 5-10 minutes. Add the remaining
ingredients to the pan.
4 Cups tomato juice
1 1/2 Cups water
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon marjoram
2 cans cream of celery soup
Stir together and simmer 15-20 minutes.
Read Carrot Soup, then make the
carrot soup recipe above.