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asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th January, 2020

How do you cut carrots into sticks?

Cut crosswise into the lengths you want, usually 3 inches is a good standard. Then cut into sticks the thickness you like. Larger sticks are good for vegetable platters, and thin ones are good for salads or pickling. To make diced carrots, stack up the slices and cut across into however large a dice you would like.

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Also question is, are carrot sticks good for you?

Carrot and stick incentive. The answer: It is true that carrots have natural sugar, but not much more than many other vegetables. And you certainly don't need to avoid these low-calorie, nutritious root vegetables. One half-cup of chopped raw carrot sticks has three grams of sugar and only 26 calories.

Beside above, how do you cut carrots for roasting? Slice the carrots diagonally in 1 1/2-inch-thick slices. (The carrots will shrink while cooking so make the slices big.) Toss them in a bowl with the olive oil, salt, and pepper. Transfer to a sheet pan in 1 layer and roast in the oven for 20 minutes, until browned and tender.

Beside this, are carrot sticks Raw?

Carrots are an excellent snack choice. They are low in fat and calories and supply a wealth of key vitamins and minerals. Eating raw carrot sticks may be the most common way to enjoy the food at snack time, but it is far from your only option when it comes to eating this vegetable as a healthy snack.

Do you have to peel carrots?

When it comes down to it, you don't ever really have to peel carrots. As long as you wash and scrub them well to remove dirt and any debris, unpeeled carrots are perfectly safe (and delicious) to eat. Some people don't like the taste of carrot skin and say it has an unpleasant, bitter taste.

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