Basic Mashed Potatoes

Chicken broth and milk make these mashed potatoes rich; sour cream gives them tang.


8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 162
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 3.4 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 3.7 g
Carbohydrate 25.4 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 306 mg
Calcium 32 mg


3 pounds cubed peeled baking potato
1/2 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup butter, softened


Place potato in a saucepan, and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until tender.

Drain and return potato to pan. Add milk and broth; mash to desired consistency. Cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly. Stir in sour cream, salt, and pepper. Top with butter.

October 2002
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