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Gorgonzola and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 34 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Gorgonzola cheese and chives give classic mashed potatoes an updated taste. If you can't find Gorgonzola, any type of blue cheese makes a fine substitute.

Ingredients

  • 2 large Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 2/3 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 156
  • fat 4.5 g
  • satfat 2.7 g
  • protein 7.3 g
  • carbohydrate 26.4 g
  • cholesterol 11 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 405 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fiber 3.3 g
  • calcium 122 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place potatoes in a medium saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain; return potatoes to pan. Mash with a potato masher.

  2. Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion, and cook 3 minutes or until soft; stir in milk and cheese. Reduce heat to low; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until heated and cheese begins to melt. Add milk mixture to mashed potatoes. Stir in chives, salt, and pepper.

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