15 Sweet and Savory Vegan Carrot Recipes


Carrots are a great vegetable to be incorporating into your diet! They offer numerous health benefits and also work well in so many sweet and savory dishes. You can put them in soups, rice dishes, cake, and even make bacon out of them! If that isn’t a great example of versatility, we don’t know what it is. If you’re looking for a few recipes to incorporate this yummy root vegetable into, look no further. These 15 vegan carrot recipes are so tasty!

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1. Raw Carrot Spice Cake

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This light, tropical Raw Carrot Spice Cake by Rouxbe is the perfect base for a dessert canape. Or, pair it with a light tropical sorbet.

2. Roasted Carrot Curried Soup

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This Roasted Carrot Curried Soup by Katie Koteen is perfection in the fall—from color to flavor, it exudes warmth. The basic preparation is so simple, but it dresses up beautifully with a few fresh herbs or homemade croutons.

Reprinted with permission from Frugal Vegan by Katie Koteen and Kate Kasbee, Page Street Publishing Co. 2017. Photo credit: Allie Lehman

3. Warming “Carrot Cake” Porridge

Warming “Carrot Cake” Porridge

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This Warming “Carrot Cake” Porridge by Natasa Christofidou is such a wonderful autumnal breakfast. The flavors are so cozy and will help you start your day off right! The protein powder is optional, but it will give your porridge a great texture and help you get in a little extra protein during your day.

4. Moroccan Carrot and Chickpea Salad

moroccan carrot and chickpea salad

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This Moroccan Carrot and Chickpea Salad by Hannah Sunderani is gluten-free, easy to make, and healthy! This is a protein-packed, whole-foods salad recipe, using fresh and flavorful ingredients. Finished with a deliciously spiced Moroccan Salad Dressing to drizzle.

5. Sweet Carrot Cookies

Sweet Carrot Cookies

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These Sweet Carrot Cookies by Lenia Patsi are such a delicious dessert. They’re made with a few simple ingredients and taste amazing!

6. Spicy Maple Roasted Carrots

spicy maple carrots

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A colorful sweet and spicy side – Spicy Maple Roasted Carrots by Angelina Papanikolaou require only 5 minutes of prep and will be on the table in less than 1 hour.

7. Raw Vegan Carrot Cake Bites

Raw Vegan Carrot Cake Bites

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These Raw Vegan Carrot Cake Bites by ThePlantbasedSchool are made with wholesome natural ingredients that are full of healthy fats and energy. Walnuts, almonds, and dates are the base of this delicious treat, perfect as a mid-morning or pre-workout snack.

8. Carrot Buns with Turmeric

carrot buns

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Try out these easy, soft, and colorful Carrot Buns with Turmeric by ThePlantbasedSchool. They are super easy to make and perfect for lunch, breakfast, or dinner.

9. Chai Carrot Apple Streusel Bread

Chai Carrot Apple Streusel Bread

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This Chai Carrot Apple Streusel Bread by Angie Li is a hybrid of three delicious desserts: apple streusel bread, carrot cake, and banana bread. So when it comes to add-ons, walnuts are undeniably the best choice. For a simple breakfast or quick morning snack, enjoy it with some homemade vegan cultured cream cheese or tofu mousse. You can also use it for french toast and serve it with vegan yogurt, jam, fruits, and granola!

10. Mushroom Stew

Mushroom Stew

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This vegan Mushroom Stew by Robin Browne is all things comfort. It’s hearty, flavorful, and will keep you feeling cozy. You have to try this delicious stew!

11. Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake Scones

Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake Scones

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These Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake Scones by Taavi Moore are fluffy, buttery, and oh so soft. Studded with gooey chunks of chocolate chips and carrots. The perfect addition to your summer brunch. You can never go wrong with an extra buttery and fluffy scone…especially when it has chocolate.

12. Simple Bao Buns with Hoisin Eggplant and Quick Pickled Carrot

bao buns

Source: Simple Bao Buns with Hoisin Eggplant and Quick Pickled Carrot

Chinese bao buns (pronounced ‘bow’) are slightly sweet, steamed fluffy dough pockets filled with a savory treat. Traditionally the buns are made using yeast in the dough, which requires kneading and rising before steaming. Since most of us are time poor, this version is a quicker ‘cheats’ version. As the dough has a sweetness to it, the filling benefits from a powerful punch of flavor provided by the sticky hoisin eggplant. These Simple Bao Buns with Hoisin Eggplant and Quick Pickled Carrot by Jo Pratt are so good!

13. Blood Orange, Carrot and Ginger Smoothie

Blood Orange, Carrot and Ginger Smoothie

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Enjoy this tasty and very healthy Blood Orange, Carrot and Ginger Smoothie by Daniela Modesto for a fueling breakfast. The health benefits in it will set your body up for a great day.

14. Vegan Carrot Lox Toast with Herbed Cheese

Vegan Carrot Lox Toast with Herbed Cheese

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This Vegan Carrot Lox Toast with Herbed Cheese by Loubna is a delicious brunch or snack idea. It’s packed with smoky flavors from the carrot lox and paired with creamy herbed cheese. This vegan carrot lox and herbed cheese pair well with crackers or rice cakes, and it can go on top of salads too!

15. Maple Carrot Muffins with Streusel Topping

Maple Carrot Muffins with Streusel Topping

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Delicious Maple Carrot Muffins with Streusel Topping by Caroline Doucet. These muffins are lightly sweetened with maple syrup and are perfectly moist thanks to carrots and applesauce. They also happen to be vegan!

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