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Mashed Potatoes With Caramelized Onion

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Mashed potatoes are definitely a crowd favorite but this healthy recipe goes a step farther by incorporating sweet caramelized onions for a flavorful side.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds small red potatoes, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup chopped Vidalia or other sweet onion
  • 2/3 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 125
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 4 g
  • carbohydrate 22 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 117 mg
  • calcium 57 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cover potatoes with water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 14 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to saucepan.

  2. Heat butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 12 minutes or until golden, stirring frequently. Set aside.

  3. Add milk, salt, and pepper to potatoes. Mash the mixture with a potato masher or fork to desired consistency. Stir in onions.