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Cheddar Mashed Potatoes with Sage

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Prep: 3 minutes; Cook: 6 minutes. You may be pleasantly surprised at the rich creaminess you can get from a package of frozen mashed potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups 1% low-fat milk
  • 3 cups frozen mashed potatoes (about 11 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 147
  • caloriesfromfat 32 %
  • fat 5.3 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 0.4 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 6.3 g
  • carbohydrate 17.6 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 13 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 375 mg
  • calcium 181 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook milk in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat until hot. Add potatoes, and cook, stirring constantly, 3 to 4 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

  2. Reduce heat to low; add cheese and remaining ingredients. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve immediately.

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