Smashed Potato Stew

Smashed Potato Stew

Enjoy this creamy stew made using potatoes, onions and Cheddar cheese – a hearty dinner!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

3 1/2
cups fat-free (skim) milk
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon canola oil or butter
1
large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
4
medium unpeeled potatoes (1 1/2 pounds), cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 1/2
cups shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (6 ounces)
1/3
cup reduced-fat sour cream
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
  1. Beat 1/2 cup of the milk and the flour with wire whisk until smooth; set aside. Heat oil in 4-quart Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook onion in oil about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Increase heat to high; stir in remaining 3 cups milk.
  2. Stir in potatoes, salt, black pepper and red pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 15 to 16 minutes, stirring frequently, until potatoes are tender.
  3. Beat in flour mixture with wire whisk. Cook about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened; remove from heat. Beat potato mixture with wire whisk until potatoes are slightly mashed. Stir in cheese, sour cream and green onions.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Betty's Success Tip
This stew is so thick and creamy, you'll want to make it the star of your meal. At 2 1/2 Carbohydrate Choices, you could partner it with a slice of crusty French bread and a fresh garden salad for a stick-to-your-ribs dinner.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 230
    • Total Fat 4g
      • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
    • Cholesterol 15mg;
    • Sodium 670mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 36g
      • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Protein 16g;
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.