Carrot Recipes

Garlicky Carrot and Sweet Potato Mash recipe

Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes

This easy recipe for a sweet, creamy, flavourful mash is perfect for serving up with your favourite roast meat, crispy roast potatoes and some tender veggies. Serve it with pan juices or a thick, meaty gravy. You could also serve it with a creamy sauce - it is very versatile.


  • 500g carrots
  • 500g sweet potatoes
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 25g butter
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Peel and dice the potatoes and carrots. Place the carrots, sweet potatoes and garlic into a pan of boiling salted water. Bring back to the boil and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until tender.

  2. Drain well and mash using a potato masher until as smooth as possible. Beat in the butter using a wooden spoon, then season with salt and pepper.

For extra creamy mash, try stirring in some cream cheese or some cheese. Recipe serves 6-8.

Author: Laura Young.

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500gabout 18 oz (17.6365 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)
25gabout 1 oz (0.881825 oz based on 0.035273 ounces in a gram)


Published: September 7, 2012
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