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Smoked Salmon and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)
Serve these potatoes with eggs Benedict for a fantastic brunch. Add fresh fruit to finish the menu.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds cubed peeled baking potato
  • 1/3 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 ounces smoked salmon, finely chopped

Nutrition Information

  • calories 184
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 5.5 g
  • satfat 3.3 g
  • monofat 1.2 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 26.9 g
  • fiber 2.4 g
  • cholesterol 17 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 442 mg
  • calcium 39 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place potato in a saucepan, and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until tender.

  2. Drain and return potato to pan. Add milk, butter, and cream cheese; mash to desired consistency. Cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly. Stir in chives and remaining ingredients.