Low-Calorie Mashed Potatoes

Low-Calorie Mashed Potatoes

Low-Calorie Mashed Potatoes


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.*
  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.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of total recipe
Calories 101
Calories from Fat 3 %
Total Fat <1 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 3 g
Sodium 175 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1-1/2

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