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Creamed Potatoes

 Creamed Potatoes
These melt-in-your-mouth potatoes, in a mild creamy sauce, complement any meat entree, and they're a pleasant change from mashed or baked. -Susan Ormond, Jamestown, North Carolina
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 medium potatoes (2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • Paprika and minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender.
  • Meanwhile, in another saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, salt
  • and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook
  • and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Drain potatoes and place in a large serving bowl. Add cream sauce;
  • toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 243 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 495 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.