Carrot Puree

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
35 mins

All it takes is a sprinkling of salt and pepper to enhance the earthy flavors of the carrots in this simple side dish.


  • 2 pounds carrots, cut lengthwise into ½-inch-thick pieces

  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt

  • Freshly ground pepper


  1. Place carrots in a medium saucepan, and cover with water.Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until carrots aretender, about 20 minutes. Drain, reserving cooking liquid.

  2. Puree carrots in a blender or with a potato masher, addingcooking liquid as needed, until thinned but still chunky. Stirin salt, and season with pepper.

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