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Corn and Smoked Mozzarella Mashed Potatoes

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Serve these sweet, smoky potatoes with spice-rubbed chicken or flank steak. If you can't find smoked mozzarella, try smoked Gouda or smoked cheddar.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 3 cups fresh corn kernels (about 6 ears)
  • 2 1/2 pounds red potatoes, quartered
  • 3/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded smoked mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 240
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 7.2 g
  • satfat 4.1 g
  • monofat 2.1 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 7.2 g
  • carbohydrate 39.7 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 19 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 325 mg
  • calcium 77 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add corn; sauté 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.

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

  3. Drain and return potato to pan. Add milk, cheese, and butter; mash to desired consistency. Cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly. Add corn, cilantro, and remaining ingredients, stirring to combine.