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Learn How to Cut Carrots 8 Different Ways: Basic Knife Cuts Guide

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 11, 2021 • 5 min read

Carrots are an everyday ingredient in the home cook’s kitchen. Nearly every recipe seems to call for carrots, whether it’s eaten raw with creamy dips, roasted alongside other root vegetables, or slow simmered in beef stew. All of these recipes start with peeled carrots that are cut into pieces. Let’s take a closer look at some of the culinary knife cuts that transform this humble root vegetable—giving you evenly cooked, impressive-looking meals.