Gorgonzola and Chive Mashed Potatoes

recipe
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.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 34 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

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.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2005
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