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Potato and Root Vegetable Mashers

Photo: José Picayo; Styling: Michele Faro
Hands-on time 30 mins
Total time 55 mins
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
Sweet potato and turnip turn an otherwise straightforward mash into an intriguing dish with subtle earthy, sweet notes.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (1-inch) cubed Yukon gold or baking potato (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 cups cubed peeled turnip
  • 2 cups cubed peeled sweet potato
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 215
  • fat 5 g
  • satfat 3.2 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 4.9 g
  • carbohydrate 38.4 g
  • fiber 4.8 g
  • cholesterol 15 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 311 mg
  • calcium 61 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 minutes or until tender. Drain well; return to pan over medium-low heat. Add butter; mash potato mixture with a potato masher. Stir in sour cream and remaining ingredients.