Recipe: Light + Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Mashers that substitute flavor for fat
light and creamy mashed potatoes

Excess unhealthy saturated fat in our mashed potato recipe is replaced with plenty of flavor from garlic, white pepper, chives and paprika. Garlic is a source of antioxidants that may improve heart health and support a healthy immune system.

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3 pounds potatoes, peeled and quartered                             
4 ounces fat-free cream cheese, cubed
½ cup reduced-fat sour cream
½ cup skim milk
¾ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon white pepper
1 tablespoon minced chives
1 dash paprika


  1. Place potatoes in saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat; cover and cook 20-25 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mash the potatoes.
  4. Add the cream cheese, sour cream, milk, salt, garlic powder, pepper; beat until smooth. 
  5. Stir in chives and sprinkle with paprika.

Nutrition Information

Makes 8 servings

Calories: 160 
Total fat: 2 g
Saturated fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Sodium: 330 mg
Carbohydrate: 33 g
Protein: 8 g

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