Thursday, November 15, 2012

Healthy Thanksgiving Day Mashed Potatoes

Golden Mashed Potatoes

*This recipe provides 9 servings, 4 1/2 cups*


4 large Yukon Gold Potatoes (approx. 2 1/2 pounds)
1 1/2 large cloves of garlic, peeled and mashed
1/2 cup light sour cream
1/4 cup skim milk
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 tablespoon thyme
1/2 tablespoon chopped chives


1) Scrub potatoes but do not peel them. Cut into halves and place in a large, wide saucepan/pot. Add garlic. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, partially cover and simmer until fork tender, approx. 20 mins.

2) Drain potatoes and garlic. Return to sauce pan or pot, set to low heat. Using a potato masher, coarsely mash. Add sour cream, milk, mustard and salt. Mash to desired consistency. Stir in thyme and chives.

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Nutritional value per serving:

Calories: 120
Fat: 2 grams
Carbs: 22 grams
Sodium: 100 mg
Cholesterol: 60 mg

The light sour cream and skim milk in this recipe are very good sources of calcium.

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