Melissa’s Maroon Carrots are rich in flavor and their smooth skin is edible. This carrot variety is a deep wine color on the exterior and a brilliant, vibrant orange on the interior. Melissa’s Maroon Carrots are sweeter, yet have a little more crunch. Use Melissa’s Maroon Carrots in any dish you use other carrot varieties in. These carrots add variety and color to many dishes such as salads, stews, meats, and rice. When cooked in the microwave the maroon color is enhanced, when sautéing, the color becomes muddy looking. Maroon carrots are also enjoyed cooked and mixed with a little butter, salt and pepper; quick, easy and delicious. Take advantage of these carrots at their peak in fall and winter months.
Melissa’s Maroon Carrots can be stored in the refrigerator until used. Carrots will form soft spots when they age. Chose carrots rich in color with a slightly firm exterior.