Carrot and Potato Purée Recipe

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Carrot and Potato Purée
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  • 1 1/2 lb carrots , cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 1/2 lb large yukon gold potatoes
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream


  1. Cook carrots in a 6-quart pot of boiling salted water , uncovered, until very tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. While carrots are boiling, peel potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch pieces.
  3. Transfer cooked carrots with a slotted spoon to a food processor. Add potatoes to boiling water and cook, uncovered, until tender, about 10 minutes, then drain in a colander.
  4. While potatoes are cooking, purée carrots in food processor with 1/4 cup cream until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  5. Heat butter and remaining 1/4 cup cream in pot over moderate heat, stirring, until butter is melted, then force potatoes through ricer into pot. Add carrot purée, sea salt, and pepper to taste and stir until combined well.
  6. Cooks' note: • Carrot and potato purée can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Reheat in a microwave or double boiler.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 203.79 Kcal (853 kJ)
Calories from fat 63.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.09g 11%
Cholesterol 21.72mg 7%
Sodium 352.79mg 15%
Potassium 872.86mg 19%
Total Carbs 34.24g 11%
Sugars 5.67g 23%
Dietary Fiber 3.97g 16%
Protein 3.89g 8%
Vitamin C 30.7mg 51%
Vitamin A 0.9mg 30%
Iron 114.8mg 638%
Calcium 54.2mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 84.8 Kcal (355 kJ)
Calories from fat 26.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.95g 11%
Cholesterol 9.04mg 7%
Sodium 146.8mg 15%
Potassium 363.2mg 19%
Total Carbs 14.25g 11%
Sugars 2.36g 23%
Dietary Fiber 1.65g 16%
Protein 1.62g 8%
Vitamin C 12.8mg 51%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 30%
Iron 47.8mg 638%
Calcium 22.6mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.9
  • 6

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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