Basic Mashed Potatoes

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

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 162
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Saturated fat: 3.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 3.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 25.4g
  • Fiber: 2.2g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 306mg
  • Calcium: 32mg

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  1. Place potato in a saucepan, and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until tender.
  2. 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.
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