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Cheesy Broccoli-Potato Mash

September/October 2007

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Mashing broccoli with cheese and potatoes might just be the ticket to getting your kids to eat their veggies.



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"Loved it.. best mashed potatoe recipe.. kids ate it without even noticing that it contains "ugly and yucky broccolii"!!! "
Cheesy Broccoli-Potato Mash

Makes: 6 servings, 2/3 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 3/4 pound broccoli crowns, chopped (4 cups)
  • 3/4 cup shredded fontina cheese
  • 1/2 cup nonfat milk, heated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large pot. Place potatoes in a steamer basket and steam for 10 minutes. Place broccoli on top, cover and steam until the potatoes and broccoli are tender, 6 to 8 minutes more. Transfer the broccoli to a large bowl and coarsely mash with a potato masher. Add the potatoes, cheese, milk, salt and pepper and continue mashing to desired consistency. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Per serving: 135 calories; 4 g fat (3 g sat, 1 g mono); 16 mg cholesterol; 17 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 7 g protein; 2 g fiber; 329 mg sodium; 201 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (100% daily value), Vitamin A (30% dv), Calcium (15% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 high fat meat


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Recipe Categories

Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
30 minutes or less
Servings
6
Preparation/ Technique
Steam
Meal/Course
Dinner

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