11 Easy Carrot Main Dish Recipes

You can't go wrong with any of these delicious vegan carrot main dishes. From carrot "hot dogs" to roasted carrot salad, there's something for everyone on this list.

Fuel up on fiber and plant-based protein with these carrot-lentil cakes. The recipe also includes a homemade garlic-herb tahini sauce, which is perfect if you’ve got herbs growing in the garden.

1. Carrot-Lentil Cakes

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If you’d like to switch things up from your standard black bean veggie burger, try these peanut carrot white bean burgers. 

2. Peanut Carrot White Bean Burgers

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If you’re all about the cauliflower rice trend, you’ll want to try this Thai carrot cauliflower rice salad with avocado cream dressing.

3. Thai Carrot Cauliflower Rice

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Though carrots aren’t the base of this vegan quinoa salad, they totally make the recipe. The carrots, after all, add that satisfying crunch (and color) to this easy spring dish.

4. Vegan Quinoa Salad

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This pillowy, beautiful carrot gnocchi calls for just six basic ingredients, such as oat flour and sea salt. Enjoy it with vegan marinara sauce, pesto, or even just melted vegan butter. 

5. Carrot Gnocchi

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