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Skinny Mashed Potatoes

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 10
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81% less fat • 31% fewer calories • 86% more iron than the original recipe. If you think you have to give up your favorite mashed potatoes, think again.

Ingredients

3
lb unpeeled red or Yukon gold potatoes (about 8 medium), cut into 1-inch pieces
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
to 2/3 cup buttermilk
Freshly ground black pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives, if desired

Directions

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, place potatoes; add just enough water to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain.
  • 2 In same saucepan, mash potatoes, oil and salt with potato masher just until lumpy. Gradually add buttermilk, mashing until blended but still lumpy. (Amount of buttermilk needed to make potatoes creamy depends on variety of potatoes used.) Season to taste with pepper. Stir in chives.

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Remember to keep those peels on for added nutrients, like iron and vitamin C.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
122.7
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1.6g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0.6mg
0%
Sodium
151.6mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
24.5g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
3.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
45.50%
46%
Calcium
3.40%
3%
Iron
6.10%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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