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Whipped Carrots with Cranberries

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

Margie Haen of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin sends her special dish with an obvious fall feel. The buttery texture and sweetness of cranberries and brown sugar make this a great addition to Thanksgiving turkey.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sliced fresh carrots
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

Directions

  1. Place 2 in. of water in a small saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. Place carrots in a food processor; add the butter, brown sugar, ginger and salt. Cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl; stir in cranberries.

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup: 158 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 288mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 4g fiber), 1g protein.

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