Baby Maroon Bunch Carrots
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Baby Maroon bunched carrots have an unusual maroon color and are sweeter and easier to chew than a regular carrot. Some have compared its tenderness to celery. The maroon exterior is only superficial, however the interior is bright orange and is one of the few characteristics this carrot has in common with the basic carrot.
Maroon Baby Carrots are available from Jaime Farms winter through spring.
Maroon baby bunch carrots are high in beta carotene. They contain lycopene, a pigment also found in tomatoes and watermelon. Studies show that lycopene helps prevent heart disease and some cancers including prostate cancer.
Carrots were originally purple, however, other colors such as red, white and yellow also appeared in Asia thousands of years ago. About 200 years ago, the first orange carrots were cultivated in the Netherlands and the Royal House of Oranje is credited for the carrot's popularity.
Recipes that include Baby Maroon Bunch Carrots. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Journey Kitchen||Shaved Carrot And Mint Salad With Spicy Galangal Dressing|