Mashed Red Potatoes with Chives

Don't worry about peeling the red potatoes before you mash them. The skins give the mash a rustic appearance and the chives add a mild onion flavor.


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

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 1 Minute
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 120
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 208 mg
Calcium 41 mg


1 red potato (about 1/2 pound)
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
1 1/2 tablespoons fat-free milk
1 tablespoon yogurt-based spread (such as Brummel and Brown)
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tablespoon minced fresh chives


1. Scrub potato; place in a medium-sized microwave-safe bowl (do not pierce potato with a fork). Cover bowl with plastic wrap (do not allow plastic wrap to touch food); vent. Microwave at HIGH 8 minutes or until tender.

2. Add garlic and next 5 ingredients to potatoes. Mash to desired consistency. Stir in chives.