Asiago-Pesto Mashed Potatoes

Restaurant-menu potatoes are ready in just 15 minutes. Come and get 'em!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups milk
1 1/2
cups water
1/4
cup margarine or butter
1
pouch (4.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ homestyle creamy butter or roasted garlic mashed potatoes
3/4
cup shredded Asiago cheese (3 oz)
2
tablespoons basil pesto
2
tablespoons chopped red bell pepper, if desired
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat milk, water and margarine to boiling. Stir in contents of both pouches of potatoes (from potatoes box) just until moistened; let stand 1 minute. Stir with fork until smooth. Stir in cheese.
  • 2 Spoon potatoes into serving dish. Drop pesto onto top of potatoes; swirl with spoon. Top with bell pepper.

Expert Tips

No Asiago? Use your favorite cheese and come up with a new 15-minute masher.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
720mg
720%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.