Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Chives

Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Chives Recipe
Photo: Karry Hosford
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.


10 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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Nutritional 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


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


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.