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Mashed Potatoes with Carrot

 Mashed Potatoes with Carrot
One day, I wanted to make my mashed potatoes more interesting, so I added a carrot and some onion. This delightful dish adds color to any entree and makes an attractive plate.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch sugar

Directions

  • Place the vegetables in a saucepan, cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until
  • tender.
  • Drain and place vegetables in a bowl; mash until smooth. Add the
  • cream, butter, salt, pepper and sugar; mix well. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 247 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 374 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.