- 3 cups sliced carrots (about 6 to 8 fresh) or two cans (14.5 ounce each) or frozen (16 ounces)
- 2 teaspoons butter or margarine
- 2 teaspoons honey or brown sugar
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
- 1⁄2 teaspoon seasoning (optional) - see notes below
Cook carrots until they are very soft. Fresh – Steam or boil. Frozen – Follow package directions or microwave, steam or boil. Canned – Rinse and drain. Add a small amount of water and heat in a saucepan or in the microwave.
Drain carrots if needed. Put carrots in a medium bowl. Mash with a fork until smooth.
Stir in butter, honey, salt and pepper. Add seasoning if desired.
Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Add your favorite seasoning! Try one of these: chili powder, curry powder, onion powder, dried thyme, and dried sage.
Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.