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Mashed Carrots

Notes

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.

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
¼ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon seasoning (optional) - see notes below

Instructions

  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.
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Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Makes: 3 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label

Comment

I had some extra fresh carrots on hand. Ordinarily I would have roasted them but decided to boil and mash instead. I added 1 teaspoon of honey, chili powder and some of the cooking water to get to the right consistency. I will do this again; thanks for the inspiration!