Carrot puree with ginger and orange

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 pounds Carrots; peeled and sliced
4 tablespoons Sugar
⅓ cup Orange juice
¼ cup Reduced-calorie margarine
1½ tablespoon Minced ginger
1 tablespoon Grated orange peel
1 tablespoon Fresh lemon juice

~Cook carrots and 3 tablespoons sugar in large pot of boiling salted water until carrots are very tender, about 25 minutes. Drain well. Return carrots to same pot; stir over medium heat until any excess moisture evaporates.

~Meanwhile, bring orange juice to simmer in heavy samll saucepan over medium heat. Add butter, ginger and orange peel; whisk until butter melts.

Whisk in lemon juice and reamining 1 tablespoon sugar.

~Puree half of carrots and half of juice mixture in porcessor until smooth.

Transfer to large bowl. Repeat with remining carrots and juice mixture.

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Recipe by: Bon Appetit Nov. 1998 p. 170 Posted to EAT-LF Digest by Katherine Rodman <levya@...> on Nov 23, 1998, converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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