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Jazz up those mashed potatoes by adding in hearty broccoli florets and melted cheddar cheese. 

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2016


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Arrange potatoes in a microwave-safe dish; cover tightly with plastic wrap. Cut a 1/2-inch slit in plastic. Microwave at HIGH 8 minutes or until tender; transfer to a bowl. Microwave buttermilk in a microwave-safe cup 30 seconds; pour buttermilk and 2 tablespoons olive oil over potatoes. Mash until mostly smooth.

  • While potatoes cook, heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add broccoli florets to pan; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add lemon juice and water to pan; cover, reduce heat, and cook 4 minutes or until tender. Stir broccoli, cheese, salt, and pepper into potatoes. Serve potatoes immediately.

Nutrition Facts

239 calories; fat 13.2g; saturated fat 3.8g; mono fat 7.7g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 6g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 13mg; iron 1mg; sodium 358mg; calcium 123mg; sugars 4g.