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Company Mashed Carrots

Although I call these "company carrots," I'll often serve them on a weeknight to my family. No matter who's eating it, the fast, easy dish is always a favorite. —Cynthia Hanus-Beard, Tamarac, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 2 pounds carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange liqueur
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • Place carrots in a Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook, covered, 15-20 minutes or until very tender. Drain carrots; return to pan.
  • Mash carrots with remaining ingredients by hand or puree in a food processor until blended.

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  • RVersx2
    Feb 28, 2019

    I'm sure this is good, but before I make it I need to see the Nutrition information. Usually it is included but I can't find it this time. My rating is only so I don't bring down the 5 star rating it already has. Not because I tried it.

  • maryh1
    Nov 14, 2018

    Could you use orange zest, or orange extract?

  • janede1956
    Nov 13, 2018

    What if I don’t have orange liqueur? Any substitutes you can suggest?