Golden Mashed Potatoes

Each spoonful of Yukon gold mashed potatoes is so delicious with the creamy yogurt, it’s hard to believe it is almost fat free!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

3
lb unpeeled Yukon gold potatoes (about 8 medium), cut into 1-inch pieces
1
tablespoon butter or olive oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
container (6 oz) Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
1/4
teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives, if desired

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, place potatoes. Add water just to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and boil gently (simmer) 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain.
  • 2 In same saucepan, mash potatoes, butter and salt with potato masher just until lumpy. Gradually add yogurt, mashing until blended but still lumpy. Stir in pepper and chives.

Expert Tips

You can substitute chopped green onions for the fresh chives if you like.

Add a couple cloves of fresh garlic to the water before boiling the potatoes for garlic mashed potatoes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
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; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.