Parsley Smashed Potatoes

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

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 8

4
medium unpeeled potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
6
cloves garlic, peeled
1/3
cup chopped fresh flat-leaf or curly-leaf parsley
1/2
teaspoon salt
Pepper, if desired
1/4
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.

Expert 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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Servings
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
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.