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Mashed Potato Timbales

 Mashed Potato Timbales
Molded in muffin cups, these pretty individual servings of mashed potatoes will dress up any festive occasion.
12 ServingsPrep: 40 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) reduced-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs

Directions

  • Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and cook for 20-25 minutes or until tender.
  • Drain. Mash potatoes with butter and onion until small lumps of
  • potato remain; set aside.
  • In a bowl, beat ricotta cheese, sour cream, salt, garlic powder,
  • rosemary and pepper until smooth. In a small bowl, beat egg whites
  • until frothy; fold into cheese mixture. Fold into potato mixture.
  • Generously coat muffin cups with cooking spray; evenly sprinkle
  • muffin cups with bread crumbs. Fill with potato mixture; smooth
  • tops.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 27-30 minutes or until edges of

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Mashed Potato Timbales (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • potatoes are lightly browned. Cool for 15 minutes. Loosen timbales
  • from sides of muffins cups; invert onto a baking sheet to remove.
  • Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1 each) equals 153 calories, 6 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 319 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 reduced-fat milk, 1/2 fat.