Cooking Instructions: Stove Top: Cook in a saucepan in enough boiling water to cover carrots for 5-10 minutes. Microwave: 1 cup peeled carrots, covered, in microwave-safe dish with 2 tablespoons water on High for 3 minutes. For one (16-ounce) package, microwave as above for 5 minutes longer. Steam: Cook, uncovered, over boiling water 4-7 minutes. Storage: Carrots should be refrigerated.