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

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2013

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Recipe Summary

total:
40 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • Transfer the potatoes to a large bowl. Mash with a potato masher, an electric hand-held mixer or by working through a ricer.

  • Stir buttermilk, chives, and pepper into the potatoes.

Tips

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

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; protein 3.8g; carbohydrates 33.6g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 2.9g; fat 0.4g; saturated fat 0.2g; cholesterol 1.2mg; vitamin a iu 150IU; vitamin c 13.9mg; folate 19.1mcg; calcium 53.2mg; iron 0.6mg; magnesium 37.3mg; potassium 580.7mg; sodium 286.1mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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