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Nothing fancy here, just good, basic mashed potatoes that are great as is or topped with gravy. For extra flavor, sprinkle with chopped chives.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2002


Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

Recipe Summary

12 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place the potato in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until tender; drain.

  • Combine the milk, butter, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add potato; let stand 5 minutes or until butter melts.

  • Beat the potato mixture with a mixer at medium speed until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

169 calories; calories from fat 13%; fat 2.4g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 0.7g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 34.2g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 0.6mg; sodium 329mg; calcium 33mg.