Herbed Mashed Potatoes

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4
Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

4
medium russet or Idaho baking potatoes (about 1 1/2 lb.), peeled, cut into quarters
1
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
2
teaspoons chopped fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
to 1/2 cup milk

Steps

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  • 1
    Place potatoes in large saucepan; add enough water to cover. Add 1/2 teaspoon of the salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; 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 parsley, margarine, basil and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Continue mashing, gradually adding enough milk until potatoes are smooth and creamy.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
3g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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