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Mashed Carrots

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Recipe Notes

  • Add your favorite seasoning! Try one of these: chili powder, curry powder, onion powder, dried thyme, and dried sage.
  • Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.

Depending on their skills, show kids how to:

  • Wash and dry carrots
  • Mash cooked carrots

Our Carrot Magazine features this recipe:

Ingredients

3 cups
sliced carrots (about 6 to 8 fresh) or two cans (14.5 ounce each) or frozen (16 ounces)
2 teaspoons
butter or margarine
2 teaspoons
honey or brown sugar
1⁄4 teaspoon
salt
1⁄8 teaspoon
pepper
1⁄2 teaspoon
seasoning (optional) - see notes below

Directions

  1. Cook carrots until they are very soft.
    Fresh - Steam or boil.
    Frozen - Follow package directions or microwave, steam or boil.
    Canned - Rinse and drain. Add a small amount of water and heat in a saucepan or in the microwave.
  2. Drain carrots if needed. Put carrots in a medium bowl. Mash with a fork until smooth.
  3. Stir in butter, honey, salt and pepper.  Add seasoning if desired.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Add your favorite seasoning! Try one of these: chili powder, curry powder, onion powder, dried thyme, and dried sage.
  • Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.
Photo of Mashed Carrots
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Makes: 3 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Last updated: 09/28/18