Mashed Potatoes With Caramelized Onion

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Mashed potatoes are definitely a crowd favorite but this healthy recipe goes a step farther by incorporating sweet caramelized onions for a flavorful side.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Karen Levin,

Health

December 2004
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