If you like your mashed potatoes smooth, a hand mixer works well. Otherwise, a potato masher or the back of a spoon or fork will do the trick.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2003


Recipe Summary

1 serving (serving size: 3/4 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place potatoes in a small saucepan, and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 13 minutes or until tender. Drain.

  • Combine butter and minced garlic in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 30 seconds or until butter melts. Add potatoes, milk, and salt. Mash mixture with a potato masher or fork to desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts

208 calories; calories from fat 17%; fat 3.9g; saturated fat 2.5g; mono fat 1.2g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 7.9g; carbohydrates 43.1g; fiber 4.7g; cholesterol 11mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 357mg; calcium 94mg.