Quick Chive Mashed Potatoes

Quick Chive Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Frozen mashed potatoes are a near-instant option, with a better flavor and texture than boxed potato flakes.



Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Total time: 6 Minutes

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Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 6 Minutes
Total: 6 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 108
Fat 5.5 g
Satfat 3.4 g
Sodium 204 mg


2 cups frozen mashed potatoes (such as Ore Ida Steam n' Mash)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
2 tablespoons crème fraîche or sour cream
2 tablespoons fat-free milk
1 tablespoon butter
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Heat mashed potatoes according to microwave instructions. Stir in chives, crème fraîche, milk, butter, and pepper.

Julianna Grimes,

Cooking Light

April 2013
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