Parsley Smashed Potatoes

Parsley Smashed Potatoes

Enjoy these delicious smashed potatoes that are ready in just 35 minutes – perfect for a side dish.

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medium unpeeled potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
cloves garlic, peeled
cup chopped fresh flat-leaf or curly-leaf parsley
teaspoon salt
Pepper, if desired
cup fat-free sour cream
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, place potatoes and garlic; add enough water to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain potatoes, reserving cooking liquid.
  2. In saucepan, mash potatoes, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper with potato masher just until lumpy. Gradually add about 1/4 cup cooking liquid, mashing until combined but still lumpy. Stir in sour cream.
Makes 8 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Serve these potatoes in place of traditional mashed potatoes anytime. They make a great accompaniment for grilled or roasted meat and poultry.
This rustic method for preparing potatoes is good using red or white potatoes. Expect that the texture may be slightly different depending on the potatoes used.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Servings)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 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;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.