Mashed Potato for One Recipe
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Mashed Potato for One Recipe

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With two dance classes, bowling and crafting each week, this easy recipe is perfect when I need an out-of-the-ordinary side dish but have little time.—Winifred Chesborough, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 1 medium potato, peeled and cooked
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon snipped fresh dill or pinch dill weed
  • Dash pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 163 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.


  1. In a small bowl, mash all ingredients until smooth. Spoon into a small microwave-safe dish. Cook on high for 30 seconds or until heated through. Yield: 1 serving.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Mashed Potato for One in Taste of Home December/January 1996, p10

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