Rating: 3.5 stars
3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2011

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Credit: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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 sour cream and remaining ingredients to bowl; mash with a potato masher.

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  • SOUTHWEST VARIATION: Omit sour cream and chives; decrease milk to 2 tablespoons and salt to 1/4 teaspoon. Add 3/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt; 1 tablespoon chopped chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce; and 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup). CALORIES 206; FAT 1g (sat 6g); SODIUM 236mg

  • ROASTED GARLIC VARIATION: Note: You can find roasted garlic cloves at the salad bar in many grocery stores. Omit sour cream and chives; increase milk to 3/4 cup. Add 1/4 cup coarsely chopped roasted garlic cloves and 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup). CALORIES 223; FAT 9g (sat 7g); SODIUM 329mg

  • BACON AND CHEDDAR VARIATION: Decrease salt to 1/4 teaspoon. Add 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded reduced-fat extra-sharp cheddar cheese and 1 slice center-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled; mash with a potato masher to desired consistency. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup). CALORIES 254 (0% from fat); FAT 1g (sat 7g); SODIUM 280mg

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; fat 4.1g; saturated fat 2.5g; mono fat 1.1g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 5.6g; carbohydrates 42.6g; fiber 2.8g; cholesterol 13mg; iron 0.8mg; sodium 333mg; calcium 78mg.
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