Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Basil and Feta

Prep: 9 minutes; Cook: 14 minutes. Yukon Gold potatoes have a naturally yellow color and a rich, buttery-tasting flavor.


4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 153
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 5.3 g
Satfat 3.4 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 6 g
Carbohydrate 19.5 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 340 mg
Calcium 105 mg


1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into eighths (about 3 medium)
2 garlic cloves, halved
2 teaspoons butter, softened
1/3 cup 1% low-fat milk
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Place potato and garlic in a 3-quart saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat; partially cover, reduce heat, and simmer 14 minutes or until tender.

Drain potato; return to pan. Add butter and remaining ingredients to pan. Mash with a potato masher. Cook, stirring constantly, over low heat just until thoroughly heated.

Cooking Light Superfast Suppers,

Oxmoor House

January 2003
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