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Asiago-Pesto Mashed Potatoes

Asiago-Pesto Mashed Potatoes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6
Restaurant-menu potatoes are ready in just 15 minutes. Come and get 'em!
Updated May 22, 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 1 pouch (4.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ homestyle creamy butter or roasted garlic mashed potatoes
  • 3/4 cup shredded Asiago cheese (3 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons basil pesto
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red bell pepper, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, heat milk, water and margarine to boiling. Stir in contents of both pouches of potatoes (from potatoes box) just until moistened; let stand 1 minute. Stir with fork until smooth. Stir in cheese.
  • 2
    Spoon potatoes into serving dish. Drop pesto onto top of potatoes; swirl with spoon. Top with bell pepper.

  • No Asiago? Use your favorite cheese and come up with a new 15-minute masher.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
720mg
30%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
6g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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