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Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Skip the boxed flakes and make from-scratch mashed potatoes in no time. This flavorful side dish recipe gets its kick from fresh garlic.

Health DECEMBER 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
  • Cook time:20 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds cubed, unpeeled red potatoes
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

1. Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan; cover with cold water, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife (about 20 minutes). Drain; return to pot over low heat.

2. Add milk, butter, salt, and pepper. Mash potatoes with a potato masher to desired consistency.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 189
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 29g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 17mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 235mg
  • Calcium: 60mg
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