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Posted on November 1, 2011 at 11:59 AM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 1 at 12:10 PM

 

Low Fat Mashed Potatoes
 
Serves: 8 – 10 people
 
Ingredients:
4 lbs.                      red skin potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
8 cloves                garlic, peeled and minced
2/3 – 1 c               fat-free milk, warmed
2/3 c                      fat-free sour cream
1 tsp.                     black pepper
1/3 c                      fresh chives, chopped
salt - to taste
 
Method: Add the potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan. Cover the potatoes and garlic with water and boil until the potatoes are soft (but not mushy.) Drain the potatoes and return to the pan. Slowly pour the heated milk over the potatoes and add the sour cream while mashing the mixture with a potato masher. Do this until you the desired consistency. Next add the salt and pepper and garnish with chives. Enjoy!
 
Nutritional Value: 125 calories; 1 g fat.

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