Garlic Mashed Red Potatoes

If you like your mashed potatoes smooth, a hand mixer works well. Otherwise, a potato masher or the back of a spoon or fork will do the trick.

Yield: 1 serving (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 208
  • Calories from fat: 17%
  • Fat: 3.9g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 7.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 43.1g
  • Fiber: 4.7g
  • Cholesterol: 11mg
  • Iron: 1.7mg
  • Sodium: 357mg
  • Calcium: 94mg


  • 1/2 pound small red potatoes, quartered
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Place potatoes in a small saucepan, and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 13 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. Combine butter and minced garlic in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or until butter melts. Add potatoes, milk, and salt. Mash mixture with a potato masher or fork to desired consistency.
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