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  • Creamy Mashed Potatoes

    Creamy Mashed Potatoes

    Authoradmin

    Makes about 4 cups. Serving size is 1/2 cup. Count each serving as 1 starch, and ½ a fat

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    Yields1 Serving
     2 lbs. Yukon gold potatoes, quartered
     1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. butter
     3/4 tsp. Morton's light salt
     1/2 c. fat-free half and half, warmed
     Fresh chopped chives (optional)
    1

    In 4-quart saucepan, combine potatoes and enough water to cover; heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Reserve 1/4 cup cooking water; drain potatoes.

    2

    Return potatoes to saucepan. Mash with butter and 3/4 teaspoon salt. Gradually add warm half-and-half, continuing to mash potatoes until smooth and well blended; add reserved cooking water if necessary. Sprinkle with fresh chopped chives if desired.

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    Ingredients

     2 lbs. Yukon gold potatoes, quartered
     1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. butter
     3/4 tsp. Morton's light salt
     1/2 c. fat-free half and half, warmed
     Fresh chopped chives (optional)

    Directions

    1

    In 4-quart saucepan, combine potatoes and enough water to cover; heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Reserve 1/4 cup cooking water; drain potatoes.

    2

    Return potatoes to saucepan. Mash with butter and 3/4 teaspoon salt. Gradually add warm half-and-half, continuing to mash potatoes until smooth and well blended; add reserved cooking water if necessary. Sprinkle with fresh chopped chives if desired.

    Creamy Mashed Potatoes