Grandma's Copper Penny Carrots Recipe: An Old-fashioned Carrot Recipe From Back in the Day by 30Seconds Food

Grandma's Copper Penny Carrots Recipe: An Old-fashioned Carrot Recipe From Back in the Day

Carrots cut into "coins" and then tossed in a seasoned tomato-based sauce with onions and peppers is a vintage recipe that grandma used to make. This copper pennies recipe can be served cold as a salad or warm as a side dish.

Store the prepared carrot recipe the refrigerator for up to two weeks. This copper penny carrot salad recipe is great for potlucks, picnics and cookouts.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes (to cook the carrots)
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 to 10


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine the tomato soup, oil, sugar, mustard and Worcestershire. Pour over the carrots.
  2. Add the onions and bell pepper. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate at least 6 hours before eating. 

Photo: Kaki Reckard Abicht

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Gwen Johnson
My grandma made these! Ha! Thanks for the memories.
Love old fashioned recipes like this. 🥕🥕
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Grandma sure knew how to cook. This carrot recipe is so simple and delicious!
Mimi Mizrahi
A friend gave me this recipe years ago. I heat it to boiling and can it in pint jars. Eady to grab off the shelf when needed!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
That's a great idea to can these delicious carrots, Mimi Mizrahi . That way you can have them anytime you like! Thank you for sharing. We're glad you're part of our community!

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