Marbled Potatoes and Carrots

Comfort food at its tastiest—homemade mashed potatoes swirled with sweet cooked carrots flavored with dill weed.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

2
pounds potatoes, cut into pieces (peeled if desired)
2
pounds carrots, sliced (6 cups)
1/3
to 1/2 cup milk
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
3/4
teaspoon salt
3/4
to 1 cup milk
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
3/4
teaspoon dried dill weed

  • 1 Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in 4-quart Dutch oven. Add potatoes. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cook 25 to 30 minutes or until tender; drain. Shake pan gently over low heat to dry potatoes.
  • 2 While potatoes are cooking, heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in 3-quart saucepan. Add carrots. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cook about 20 minutes or until very tender; drain.
  • 3 Mash potatoes until no lumps remain. Beat in 1/3 to 2/3 cup milk in small amounts. Add 2 tablespoons butter and 3/4 teaspoon salt. Beat vigorously until potatoes are light and fluffy. Cover to keep warm.
  • 4 Mash carrots until no lumps remain. Beat in 1/3 to 2/3 cup milk in small amounts. Beat in 1 tablespoon butter and the dill weed.
  • 5 Spoon potato mixture into half of large serving bowl; spoon carrot mixture into other half. Pull a small rubber spatula through mixtures to create a marbled design.

Expert Tips

Pick up a potato masher if you don’t already have one. It will speed your way through mashing vegetables.

Sour cream, Cheddar cheese and Baco~s® bacon flavor bits or chips make tasty toppings for this dish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
95
(
Calories from Fat
25 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
3 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
10 mg
10 %;
Sodium
200 mg
200 %;
Total Carbohydrate
18 g
18 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.