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Mashed Potatoes with Chives

In class, Breslin points out the differences among potato varieties. Yukon gold potatoes lend a buttery color and flavor, and they are great for mashing.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2005

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

Preparation

Place potatoes in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until tender; drain.

Combine whole milk and butter in a small saucepan, and cook over medium-high heat until butter melts. Remove milk mixture from heat.

Return potatoes to pan; mash with a potato masher to desired consistency. Add milk mixture, salt, and pepper, stirring until well combined. Stir in chopped fresh chives.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 187
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 6.3g
  • Saturated fat: 3.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 4.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 27.7g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Cholesterol: 17mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 215mg
  • Calcium: 24mg
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