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Broccoli Mashed Potatoes Recipe

In Charlotte, North Carolina, Jim Hadley makes mashed potatoes with a twist--he adds broccoli to the mix! "I get rave reviews whenever I serve this low-fat dish," he writes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds small unpeeled red potatoes, cubed
  • 2 fresh broccoli spears
  • 1-2/3 cups chopped onions
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10 minutes. Remove broccoli florets from stems. Peel stems and cut into 1/4-in. slices; cut slices in half. Add florets and stems to potatoes; cook 10-12 minutes longer or until potatoes and broccoli are tender; drain
  • 2. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook onions until tender. Drain potato mixture. Add onions, sour cream, salt and pepper; mash. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 119 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 413 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 starch.