Basil Carrot Puree Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Carrots6 Medium, thinly sliced (3 Cups)
 Water1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
 Milk4 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Dried basil1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed
 Crushed dried basil1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 47 Calories from Fat 6

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.71 g1.1%

Saturated Fat 0.31 g1.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.5 mg

Sodium 129.8 mg5.4%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.5%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 1 g2.7%

Vitamin A 306.3% Vitamin C 9.2%

Calcium 5% Iron 1.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a 1-quart casserole add carrots in water.
2) Cook covered on 100% power (high) for 12 to 15 minutes stirring twice.
3) Drain and keep aside.
4) In a blender container or food processor bowl add carrots, milk, salt, and basil.
5) Cover and blend or process till smooth.
6) Transfer mixture in a serving bowl.
7) Cook on high for 1 to 2 minutes stirring once.

8) Serve hot.