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Healthy Mashed Potatoes

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Healthy Mashed Potatoes
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 10
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Get the skinny on mashed potatoes when you mash with reduced­calorie margarine and skim milk!
Updated May 3, 2005

Ingredients

  • 8 to 10 medium russet potatoes (about 3 lb.), peeled, cut into quarters
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-calorie margarine, if desired
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/4 cup warm skim milk

Steps

  • 1
    Place potatoes in large saucepan; add enough water to cover. Add 3/4 teaspoon of the salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium­low; cover loosely and boil gently for 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes break apart easily when pierced with fork. Drain well.
  • 2
    Return potatoes to saucepan; shake saucepan gently over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes to evaporate any excess moisture.
  • 3
    . Mash potatoes with potato masher until no lumps remain. Add margarine, pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; continue mashing, gradually adding enough milk to make potatoes smooth and creamy.

Nutrition Information

120 Calories, 1g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
10
Total Fat
1g
2%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
1g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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