Smoked Salmon and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Smoked Salmon and Chive Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Photo: Karry Hosford
Serve these potatoes with eggs Benedict for a fantastic brunch. Add fresh fruit to finish the menu.


8 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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Nutritional 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


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


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

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.

October 2002
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