Step 1 - Prep work
Remove and greens that are left on the carrots. Also, remove the ends of the carrots.
Step 2 - Wash
Next wash the carrots thoroughly in cool water.
Step 3 - Cut the carrots
Cut the carrots into 1/4" thick slices
Step 4 - Blanch the carrots
Bring a pot of water to boil. Next, place the carrots in the boiling water for two minutes
Step 5 - Ice bath
Immediately cool the carrots in ice water to stop the blanching process.
Step 6 - Dehydrate.
Strain the carrot slices and lay them on the racks in the dehydrator. Make sure that the pieces are not touching.
Step 7 - Wait.
Set the temperature of your dehydrator to 135 degrees and a timer for 6 hours.
Remove the dehydrated carrots from heat ant let them cool for 30 minutes, then store them in a ziplock or Food Saver bag.
You are now ready to enjoy the carrots in soups and stews. I hope that you enjoyed this tutorial and that it helps you!