Low-Fat Creamy Mashed Potatoes
The chef reveals her secret weapon for making creamy mashed potatoes without all the butter and cream.
- 6 Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 1 Tbs salted butter
- 1/4 cup fat-free cream cheese
- 2 Tbs fat-free sour cream
- 1-2 Tbs skim milk
- Fresh chives
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Bring a large pot of water to a rapid boil. Add cubed potatoes and cover. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until potatoes are tender and easily pierced with a fork. Drain.
- Combine potatoes with butter, cream cheese, sour cream, and milk. Mash until smooth. Salt and pepper to taste.
- Garnish with fresh chives.
Calories from Fat 20 (10%)
(4%)Total Fat 2g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrate 39g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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