Quick Mashed Potatoes

Quick Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr
Frozen mashed potatoes jump start the preparation for Quick Mashed Potatoes. Fresh chives top off this simple side.


Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 87
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 2 g
Sodium 206 mg


2 cups frozen mashed potatoes (such as Ore Ida Steam n' Mash)
1/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon butter
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Place frozen mashed potatoes in a medium microwave-safe bowl; microwave at HIGH for 3 minutes or until hot. Stir in milk, chives, butter, and pepper.


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Kimberly Holland,

Cooking Light

September 2013
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