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Mashed Potatoes with Mexican Chili-Cheese Topper

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4
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Quick-to-fix spuds solve your what-to-make-for-dinner dilemma -- see the variation for an Italian Pesto-Sour Cream Topper. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Potatoes

2 2/3
cups water
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon salt
2/3
cup milk
2
cups Betty Crocker™ Potato Buds™ mashed potatoes (dry)

Topper

1
can (16 oz) chili beans in sauce, undrained
1
can (14 1/2 oz) salsa-styled diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
1/2
cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese (2 oz)
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)

Steps

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  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, heat water, butter and salt to boiling; remove from heat. Stir in milk and dry potatoes just until moistened. Let stand about 30 seconds or until liquid is absorbed; whip with fork.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, cook beans and tomatoes over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot. Spoon onto individual servings of potatoes. Sprinkle with cheese and onions.

Expert Tips

If you like, you can serve these toppers on baked instead of mashed potatoes.

Although the flavor will not be as intense, you can substitute chopped pimientos for the roasted red bell peppers in the Italian Pesto-Sour Cream Topper.

For Italian Pesto-Sour Cream Topped Potatoes, in small bowl, mix 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/4 cup basil pesto and 2 tablespoons chopped drained roasted red bell peppers. Spoon onto individual servings of potatoes; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
45mg
16%
Sodium
1640mg
68%
Potassium
1360mg
39%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
8g
33%
Sugars
10g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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