3 cupssliced carrots (6 to 8 fresh, 16 ounces frozen, or two cans,14.5 ounce each)
2 teaspoonsmargarine or butter
2 teaspoonshoney or brown sugar(see Notes)
½ teaspoonseasoning (optional, see Notes)
Wash hands with soap and water.
Cook carrots until they are very soft. Fresh - Steam or boil. Frozen - Follow package directions or microwave, steam or boil. Canned - Drain and rinse. Add a small amount of water and heat in a saucepan or in the microwave.
Drain carrots if needed. Put carrots in a medium bowl. Mash with a fork until smooth.
Stir in butter, honey, salt and pepper. Add seasoning if desired.
Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.
Add your favorite seasoning! Try one of these: chili powder, curry powder, onion powder, thyme or dried sage.