In this healthy mashed potato recipe, we flavor the mashed potatoes with strong-flavored blue cheese and freshly ground black pepper instead of butter. These mashed potatoes are an amazing side to grilled steak or chicken.

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

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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 a 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 milk, blue cheese 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

196 calories; protein 6.5g; carbohydrates 34.2g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 3g; fat 4.1g; saturated fat 2.6g; cholesterol 11mg; vitamin a iu 159IU; vitamin c 11.8mg; folate 20.6mcg; calcium 122.2mg; iron 0.6mg; magnesium 39.8mg; potassium 610.9mg; sodium 386.4mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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