1 cup of chopped carrots contains:
52 calories, 1 gram of protein, 12 grams of carbohydrates and 4 grams of fiber.
Carrots are a good source of dietary fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Potassium.
Quick Recipe Idea: Baked Carrots
Ingredients: 4 cups of carrots, sliced, 1/2 cup of water, 6 tablespoons of butter, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 teaspoon nutmeg and 1 teaspoon salt.
In a casserole dish, mix the sugar, nutmeg, and salt with water. Add carrots and dab them with butter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes. Allow to rest 3-4 minutes; serve.