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Mashed Potato for One Recipe

Mashed Potato for One Recipe

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. YIELD:1 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with fat-free milk, margarine and reduced-fat cream cheese and without salt) equals 163 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 134 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.