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.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 247 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 374mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Mashed Potatoes with Carrot in Reminisce Extra April 2004