Glowing Mashed Potatoes

  • Yield 6 servings

Adding carrots to these mashed potatoes adds color and healthy nutrients.


2 pounds red-skin or golden potatoes, peeled, cut in large chunks
1 -- (8.25-ounce) can sliced carrots, drained
1 tablespoon butter or oil
1/4 cup milk, half-and-half, or cream
1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 15 minutes; drain and return to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile purée the carrots in a food processor until completely smooth.
  3. Mash potatoes with a potato masher or ricer. Mix in puréed carrots and remaining ingredients. Warm over medium heat, stirring constantly.



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