Quick Carrot Recipe: Carrot And Leek Mash

I love this carrot recipe. It's so simple but delicious and really livens up a vegetable that can - let's face it - get a bit boring at times.

carrot recipe


1½ pounds/600kg medium carrots
tablespoon of butter
1 tablespoon of olive oil
200g/7oz (1 small) leeks, washed and sliced
1 teaspoon of dried dill or thyme


1. Top and tail and peel the carrot and boil or steam until soft.

2. Mash the carrot with a little butter and some salt and pepper.

3. Heat the olive oil in a pan and gently fry the leek for about 5 minutes until soft.  Stir in the dill or thyme and fry for another couple of minutes. Stir into the carrot mash and serve.

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