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Chive & Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

November/December 2013

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In this healthy mashed potato recipe, we flavor the mashed potatoes with tangy buttermilk and fresh snipped chives instead of butter.


Chive & Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Makes: 8 servings, about 3/4 cup each

Serving Size: about 3/4 cup

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Ingredients

  • 3 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes (about 12 medium)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup snipped fresh chives
  • Black or white pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Peel potatoes, if desired, and cut into 2-inch chunks. Place the potatoes and salt in a large heavy saucepan. Add cold water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover, and cook until potatoes are very tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Transfer the potatoes to a large bowl. Mash with a potato masher, an electric hand-held mixer or by working through a ricer.
  3. Stir buttermilk, chives, and pepper into the potatoes.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Transfer to a slow cooker, cover and keep on the “warm” setting for up to 2 hours.

Nutrition

Per serving: 151 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 1 mg cholesterol; 34 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 4 g protein; 3 g fiber; 260 mg sodium; 581 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (23% daily value), Potassium (17% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 2 starch


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