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Carrot & Sweet Potato Purée

This easy-to-follow, microwave recipe will give your family a healthy kick of vitamins and minerals with two super vegetables. This simple dish is a perfect substitute for regular mashed potatoes.

Carrot & Sweet Potato Purée


For 4 people

  • 5 carrots, sliced
  • 5 2/3 cup(s) canned sweet potatoes, drained
  • 1 cup(s) sour cream
  • 3/4 cup(s) water
  • 1/4 cup(s) butter or margarine
  • 3 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) ground red pepper


1. Microwave carrots with 3/4 cup water in a glass bowl at HIGH for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender. Drain extra water.
2. Process carrot and butter in a food processor until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl.
3. Process sweet potatoes until smooth. Add to carrot mixture.
4. Stir together sweet potato mixture, sour cream, and remaining ingredients. Spoon into a 1 1/2-quart glass dish. Cover and chill up to 2 days, if desired; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Microwave at HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Remeber to stop and scrape down sides occasionally while processing.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 332.65 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 3.89g
  • Sodium (mg): 340.99mg
  • Carbs: 30.92g
  • Fat: 22.98g
  • Saturated fat (g): 13.98g
  • Proteins: 3.68g