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Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Chives

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 10 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)
You can substitute 2/3 cup; 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, 2 tablespoons fresh chives, and 1 tablespoon chopped onion for the flavored cream cheese.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds peeled Yukon gold potatoes, quartered
  • 2/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup (5 ounces) light cream cheese with chives and onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 172
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 6.1 g
  • carbohydrate 30.4 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 9 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 399 mg
  • calcium 70 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place potatoes in a Dutch oven, and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain. Return potatoes to pan; add the milk and salt. Mash the potato mixture with a potato masher to desired consistency. Add the cheese, and stir just until blended.