Carrot waste: creative ways to use carrot waste

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creative ways to use carrot waste
  1. Using carrot tops and greens: Did you know that rather than chucking carrot tops and greens, you can use them to make pesto, soups and to regrow carrot greens. Read our article on reusing carrot tops and greens to find out how.

  2. Crispy skin fries/chips: 20 mins


    1. Washed organic carrot peels
    2. Paprika
    3. Salt
    4. Garlic oil
    5. Onion and Garlic powder
    6. Pepper
    7. Thyme, rosemary, oregano (optional)
    8. Paremsan (optional)
    9. Cornstarch (optional) - helps make the chips crispier.
    10. Cinnamon (optional)


    1. Put carrot peels in a bowl.
    2. Add Garlic oil, salt and paprika into the bowl and mix well.
    3. Line a baking tray with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
    4. Spread the carrots evenly on the baking tray. Avoid overcrowding, or else the carrots will steam and remain soft.
    5. Preheat the oven at 175C/350F.
    6. Bake the carrot peels for 15 minutes, turning them occasionally to avoid burning.
    7. For extra crispier chips, broil at the end.
    8. Remove the chips from the oven and let it cool for a couple of minutes.
    9. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the chips before eating. (optional)
    10. Best to eat them fresh. If required, once the chips have cooled, put them in an airtight container and consume within 3 days.


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