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Mashed Potato Timbales Recipe

Mashed Potato Timbales Recipe

Molded in muffin cups, these pretty individual servings of mashed potatoes will dress up any festive occasion.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Generously coat muffin cups with cooking spray; evenly sprinkle muffin cups with bread crumbs. Fill with potato mixture; smooth tops.
  • 4. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 27-30 minutes or until edges of 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.