Garlicky Veggie Stew with Rice

I have to admit something: I’m not great about eating my veggies. I make my kids eat them, sure, but too often I don’t eat my own. It’s easier than it sounds–I don’t eat breakfast until my kids are at school, and they’re usually away for lunch, too. At dinner, I’ll eat a kid-size serving of whatever veggie I’m serving but it isn’t nearly enough.

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Carrot Puree

I’m mostly posting this so I don’t forget the recipe. Didn’t take a photo or anything, which is a shame, actually, because it was the prettiest plate of food I’ve eaten in a while. Served it with pork chops, green beans, and a beer-mustard pan sauce.

 

Carrot Puree

Steam: 3 carrots (peeled and chopped) and 2 red potatoes (peeled and chopped)

Puree these with: 2 tbsp butter, 5.3 oz container fat free Greek yogurt, salt and pepper

 

Super simple, but so good. The boy is extremely angry right now because we ran out. And now I will remember how I made it.