Honey Mashed Carrots

Honey Mashed Carrots

Carrots, mashed with light butter and cinnamon and sweetened with honey, make a comforting, yet low-fat side dish.

10 min.prep time 35 min.total time
4 servings
545 Ratings


1 pound carrots, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Place carrots and 3/4 teaspoon salt in 3-quart saucepan; add enough water to cover carrots by 2 inches. Cook over medium-high heat 7-9 minutes or until water comes to a boil.

Reduce heat to medium; cook 20-25 minutes or until carrots are tender. Drain carrots; return to pan.

Add remaining salt and all remaining ingredients; mash with potato masher until smooth.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 70

Fat: 3g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 690mg

Carbohydrates: 11g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #14666©2010Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

These taste just like sweet potatoes ! Was delicious
I really enjoyed this recipe! Very tasty and delicious
Really liked it. Certainly tasty. Nice suprise and great alternative from potatoes (yellow/rose/sweetpotatoes). Very healthly.
It was ok, nothing special. Family didn't like, so it won't be something I'll make again
It's a nice change from potatoes. I've made it with a touch of orange juice instead of the lemon juice.
It really is good.

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