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Gorgonzola and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Gorgonzola and Chive Mashed Potatoes

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
  • Cook time:34 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 156
  • Fat: 4.5g
  • Saturated fat: 2.7g
  • Protein: 7.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 26.4g
  • Cholesterol: 11mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 405mg
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Calcium: 122mg

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