Total Time
Prep 24 mins
Cook 3 mins

This is my variation on a recipe from the American civil war.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash potatoes and carrots carefully.
  2. Grate the potatoes & carrots together.
  3. Let drain in a colander to get rid of excess moisture.
  4. Press the carrots & potatoes together into a small or large ball.
  5. Steam in the water in a steaming basket for about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Optionally you could boil them until they float to the serfice of the boiling liquid(the liquid just has to be drinkable & not poisonious to anybody).
  7. Add salt and pepper then serve.


Most Helpful

A very interesting idea and I can really have this more when on a diet or recovering from illness.

littlemafia April 26, 2010

I didn't have a steaming basket, so I just fried this in a skillet with a little oil, like hash browns. Simple and different! Made for PAC '08.

MommaEllen May 05, 2008

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