Veggies From A-Z

Carrot

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 85 g (1 medium or 8 baby carrots or 1 cup matchstick/Julienne carrots)

  • Source of Vitamin C (10% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of potassium (270 mg per serving)
  • Fat-free (0 g per serving)
Look For

Firm, clean, bright orange carrots that are well shaped. If tops are attached, they should be bright green, fresh looking.

To Store

Remove green leafy tops. Cover, refrigerate unwashed young carrots for up to two weeks. Mature carrots keep 3 to 4 weeks.

To Prepare

Trim root and stem ends. Rinse. Scrub or peel. Leave whole, shred or cut into coins or sticks.

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