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Low-Calorie Mashed Potatoes

YIELD Makes 8 servings


2 pounds medium red boiling potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
4 large cloves garlic, peeled
3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives (optional)


  1. Place potatoes and garlic in large saucepan. Add enough water to cover; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 20 to 30 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain.
  2. Place potatoes and garlic in medium bowl. Mash with potato masher or beat with electric mixer at medium speed until smooth.*

    *For a smoother texture, force potatoes through potato ricer or food mill into medium bowl. Finish as directed in step 3.

  3. Add buttermilk, salt and pepper. Stir with fork until just blended. Sprinkle with chives.
Buttery Mashed Potatoes
Follow above directions. In step 3, add 1 tablespoon butter to potatoes along with buttermilk, salt and pepper.
This recipe appears in: Vegetable Side Dish
Serving Size: 1/8 of total recipe
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 22 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat <1 g
Calories from Fat 3 %
Calories 101
Protein 3 g
Sodium 175 mg
Starch 1-1/2

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