Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Grimmway Farms Carrots

 Grimmway Farms is  a family business located in the southern San Joaquin Valley here in Ca. They are the largest grower and shipper of carrots in the world. They also produce citrus, potatoes and a variety of carrot juices. You probably know them best for their baby carrots. Did you know they also grow organic produce too? I have never seen it in stores here though.
We love carrots here, but I wanted to try a new recipe using them. I searched their website for recipes and found they have quite a selection to choose from. I went ahead and made their carrot pilaf to go with some bbq roasted chicken and fresh green beans. I loved the rice, it was easy and delicious.

Carrot Pilaf
from Grimmway Farms

1 cup carrots, shredded
1 onion, chopped
1 14.5 oz can chicken broth (low sodium/gluten free for me)
1 cup long grain rice, uncooked
1 tsp lemon pepper
1 tbsp butter
In a saucepan, saute carrots and onion in margarine until tender. Add rice and stir to coat. Stir in broth and lemon pepper.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is tender.

These were great in my cock-pot roast we had one night also.

I also used Grimmway's grated carrots in my homemade gluten free carrot cake cupcakes for the San Diego Blogger's Bake Sale.

Find a store near you that carries Grimmway produce. Of course you may follow along with them on Facebook and Twitter too.

*Disclosure* I wrote this review for "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" about Grimmway. The product(s) in this review were provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting my review. All opinions expressed in this review are my own and are not influenced by monetary compensation. Product info & stock images provided by PR or Co.

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