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.

Yield: 2 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 120
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 20g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 208mg
  • Calcium: 41mg


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