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Makeover Patrician Potatoes Recipe

Makeover Patrician Potatoes Recipe

The Thanksgiving table just isn’t complete without a steaming side of mashed potatoes. This makeover transformed high-fat Patrician Potatoes into a light side that still tastes decadent.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 5 pounds medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons minced chives
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika


  • 1. Place potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  • 2. Drain potatoes and place in a large bowl; mash with butter. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream and salt until light and fluffy; add to potatoes. Stir in chives.
  • 3. Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 207 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 563mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Makeover Patrician Potatoes

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cceliaa93 User ID: 6967338 157194
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2014

"Everyone who tries them love it!!! Always a big hit!"

AngelRyan75 User ID: 4998672 100028
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2011

"The whole family loved these! I used left over mashed potato's from the night before....easy and delicious!"

qtpie_in User ID: 1788522 78017
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2009

"These are by and far my favorite potatoes ever! I made them with fat free sour cream rather than reduced fat and they were still perfect! Delicious recipe that everyone is requesting and SO easy to make ahead!!"

janeron User ID: 1726882 108782
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2009

"These potatoes are excellent. I used potatoes from my garden. I didn't have chives which would have made them better. The only other changes were 1/3 less fat cream cheese and fat free sour cream instead. I have had mashed potatoes with mayonnaise & they are great but more fat."

pookies man User ID: 624064 157137
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2008

"These potaoes are excellent! For just the two of us, I cut the recipe in half and bake in a 8x8 baking dish."

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