Southwest Smashed Potatoes

Southwest Smashed Potatoes Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross


4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 206
Fat 1 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Sodium 236 mg


4 (6-ounce) baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
3/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
2 tablespoons 1% low-fat milk
1 tablespoon chopped chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin


1. Place potato pieces in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap; cut a 1-inch slit in center of plastic wrap. Microwave at HIGH 10 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes. Add yogurt and remaining ingredients to bowl; mash with a potato masher.

Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough,

Cooking Light

June 2011
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