Chef Aaron McCargo Jr.'s Carrot and Ginger Mash

If you're looking for a tasty and healthy side, consider Chef Aaron McCargo Jr.'s Carrot and Ginger Mash. It's both delicious and easy to make!

Chef Aaron McCargo Jr.'s Carrot and Ginger Mash

Makes 5 Servings


2 cups baby carrots
3 cups water
1/2 t fresh chopped ginger
1/2 t honey
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t vanilla extract
1 T chopped fresh chives


Boil carrots in water on high heat for 30-35 minutes or until carrots are very tender and/or water is evaporated.

Lower heat to "Low" and smash carrots until smooth with potato masher.

Add remaining ingredients and stir until well mixed.

Top with chopped chives and serve.

Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., star of Food Network's "Big Daddy's House," brings his passion for big, bold flavors and fun family cooking to dialysis patients as part of Fresenius Medical Care's Healthy Lifestyles initiative. For these and more delicious recipes, visit


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