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Light 'n' Creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe
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Light 'n' Creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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You'd never know that these mashed potatoes are on the lighter side. Garlic and chives season them nicely while sour cream and cream cheese add richness. They're special enough for company. -Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups quartered peeled potatoes (about 3 pounds)
  • 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • Dash paprika

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2/3 cup) equals 140 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 322 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the potatoes. Add the cream cheese, sour cream, milk, salt, garlic powder and pepper; beat until smooth. Stir in chives. Sprinkle with paprika. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Light 'n' Creamy Mashed Potatoes in Light & Tasty February/March 2004, p29

Nutritional Facts

One serving (2/3 cup) equals 140 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 322 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.

Reviews for Light 'n' Creamy Mashed Potatoes(6)

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Reviewed Mar. 4, 2012

Excellent! I make this a lot! I have several family members who insist light food doesn't taste good but unknowingly ate these and loved them!

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Reviewed Jun. 22, 2010

Absolutely delicious and easy too!

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Reviewed Jan. 31, 2010

This is a 5-star recipe. I have no idea why my rating came up 4 stars.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2010

Absolutely delicious! We used green onions instead of chives. We'll definitely make again!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2008

These potatoes were very creamy with just the right flavor and made a nice accompaniment to my turkey dinner. I will make them again!!!

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