Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

Looking for a delicious side dish? Then check out these cheesy mashed potatoes that are ready in just 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
package (1 pound 4 ounces) refrigerated mashed potatoes (3 cups)
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
1/3
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon white pepper
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2
cup shredded Edam cheese (2 ounces)
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 1 1/2-quart casserole or square baking dish, 8x8x2 inches, with cooking spray.
  • 2 Mix mashed potatoes, onions, milk, salt, pepper, nutmeg and 1/4 cup of the cheese in large bowl. Lightly spoon into casserole. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are thoroughly heated and cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

Edam and Gouda cheeses look alike and both are often sold with a red wax coating. Edam has a tangy flavor and is lower in fat, so it´s the better choice for low-fat cooking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.