Mashed Sour Cream and Scallion Potatoes

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 89 mg
Calories 413
Caloriesfromfat 0 %
Carbohydrate 73 g
Cholesterol 27 mg
Fat 11 g
Fiber 6 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 9 mg
Satfat 6 g
Sodium 43 mg


10 large Idaho potatoes (7 pounds), peeled and quartered
5 garlic cloves, peeled
1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/2 cup milk
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
7 scallions, white and light green parts, thinly sliced


Place the potatoes and garlic in a large pot and add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain the potatoes and garlic and return to the pot. Add the sour cream, milk, and butter and mash with a potato masher. Add scallions and stir gently to combine well. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve hot.

Rori Spinelli-Trovato,

Real Simple

November 2000