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Unicorn Carrot Mash

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2 packs pack Fun Size carrots Fun Size carrot
(ends trimmed but skins left on)
2 parsnips parsnip
(peeled and chopped into chunks)
3 tsp tsp butter butter
0.25 lemons lemon
(juice only)
salt salt

Unicorn carrot mash

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25 min


This playful vegetable side dish makes magical use of our Oaklands Fun Size Unicorn Carrots, layering the different colours together as a nod to popular 'unicorn' desserts. Serve alongside a main meal or even in place of mashed potato for an extra veggie hit.

  1. Bring a pan of lightly salted water to a simmer. Set aside 4 small carrots to use as the garnish and boil the rest for 10 - 12 minutes along with the parsnips, until softened. For a stronger colour, boil each colour vegetable separately.
  2. Drain the vegetables and divide the carrots by colour.
  3. Blitz the orange carrots to a smooth puree in a food processor, adding 1 teaspoon of butter. Set aside and keep warm, then rinse the food processor jar and repeat the process with the parsnips.
  4. Finally, rinse the jar again and blitz the purple carrots, adding a small squeeze of lemon juice for a deeper colour.
  5. Layer up glass ramekins with the different coloured mash, garnishing each with a carrot horn. Serve as a veggie side as part of a main meal.