Carrot-Apricot Mash

This vivid apricot-kissed side dish is chock-full of vitamins.


6 to 8 servings

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes


2 pounds carrots, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup apricot nectar
1 cup chicken broth
2 garlic cloves, sliced
3 tablespoons grated orange rind
1/4 cup butter
3 tablespoons whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon salt


Combine first 5 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until carrots are very tender.

Process carrot mixture, in batches, in a food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Return mixture to saucepan; add butter, whipping cream, and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until warm.