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What can I bake with shredded carrots

phelana Nov 4, 2008 03:21 AM

I found a bag of pre shredded carrots my house sitter left behind. What can I make with them please?

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    Val Nov 4, 2008 03:27 AM

    Your title refers to "bake" but why not make a healthy stir-fry with them tonight? I love pairing them up with broccoli....there's always soup which is a big topic on this board right now, too!

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    1. re: Val
      phelana Nov 4, 2008 03:45 AM

      I was thinking a bread or cake...not a fan of carrot soup but the stir fry is an idea...

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      lexpatti Nov 4, 2008 03:58 AM

      I've made these cookies and loved em.

      http://cathy.pbwiki.com/Crunchewey%20...

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        tall sarah Nov 4, 2008 06:07 AM

        Last night I made the most amazing carrot souffle. My children scarfed it up & ignored their rice & chicken!

        This is my aunt's recipe that she gave me:

        1 to 1 1/2 lbs cooked carrots (I steamed mine)
        3 eggs
        1/3 cup sugar
        2 T flour
        1 t baking powder
        1 t vanilla
        1/2 cup melted butter
        dash each of nutmeg & cinnamon

        Puree cooked carrots until smooth. Add eggs. Add rest of ingredients & puree until nice & smooth. Pour into greased 1 1/2 qt. dish. Bake at 350 deg. for 1 hour. Serves 4-6.

      2. alkapal Nov 5, 2008 06:22 AM

        i like that souffle idea!

        also see this carrot thread from a little while ago: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/535586

        1. coastie Nov 5, 2008 06:32 AM

          They are great in a slow cooked tomato sauce - I frequently throw in a grated carrot or 2 as they are full of natural sugar. Cole slaw of course. Muffins , carrot cake. Almost any quick bread recipe can handle some carrot thrown in....

          1. geminigirl Nov 5, 2008 08:57 AM

            you could use your favorite zucchini bread recipie as they sub in well. or carrot cake?

            Also, if you have other veggies to shred you could make a fritter.

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            1. re: geminigirl
              Miss Needle Nov 5, 2008 12:59 PM

              Yes, I've used shredded carrots instead of the pureed carrots in the Silver Palate's carrot cake recipe and it turned out fine.

            2. BobB Nov 5, 2008 12:47 PM

              You can mix at least some of them into a meat loaf.

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                GrillNextDoor Nov 5, 2008 01:24 PM

                Yes, I make turkey burgers with shredded carrots and zucchini all the time. Recipe was in Real Simple last year, I think.

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                  alkapal Nov 6, 2008 04:15 AM

                  alton brown does that, iirc.

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