Sweet Citrus Steamed Carrots

A quick steam on carrots with a drizzle of one of our fresh pressed citrus oils will become your favorite way to eat carrots.

Cooking Time: 8-10 min    Servings: 2-4

Products needed:

  • Orange, Persian Lime or Lemon Olive Oil


  • 4 carrots, peeled and stem ends removed, or a bag of mini carrots

  • 2 tablespoon of The Olive Scene’s Persian Lime, Orange, or Lemon Olive Oil

  • 1 teaspoon of citrus zest (lemon, lime, or orange)

  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • salt and pepper, to taste (or a seasoned salt blend)


  1. If using whole carrots, slice them into 1/4 inch rounds

  2. Bring a saucepan with 1/4” water to a boil and add the carrots, or use a steam basket.

  3. Steam the carrot rounds until they are crisp-tender, around 8- 10 minutes.

  4. Drain the carrots and place in a serving bowl.

  5. Drizzle the olive oil over the warm carrots.

  6. Sprinkle the zest on the carrots.

  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.

    If you want a little extra flavor, add some red chili pepper flakes.