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Mashed Carrots & Ginger

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3 (1 serving = 1/3 of the recipe)
Active time: 5 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Per Serving

  • Calories30 cal
  • Total Fat0 g
  • Saturated Fat0 g
  • Trans Fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Sodium55 mg
  • Carbohydrates7 g
  • Protein1 g
  • Phosphorus21 mg
  • Potassium174 mg
  • Dietary Fiber2 g
  • Calcium25 mg


  • 2 cups baby carrots
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Optional garnish: 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped


Add color and flavor to your table with this holiday-favorite side dish. Mashed carrots are spiced with ginger, honey, black pepper and a touch of vanilla extract. A vibrant and velvety dish that couldn’t be more simple—or delicious.


  1. Boil or steam carrots on high heat until carrots are very tender. Lower heat to low and mash carrots with a potato masher.
  2. Add remaining ingredients (ginger, honey, pepper and vanilla extract) and stir until well-mixed.
  3. Serves 3 (1 serving = 1/3 of the recipe).