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Mashed Potatoes with Corn and Cheese Recipe

Mashed Potatoes with Corn and Cheese Recipe

The cheese and corn add a boost of flavor to mashed potatoes. For more convenience, purchase refrigerated mashed potatoes. Heat according to package directions; then add corn and cheese.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed and warmed
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • 1. Place potatoes and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 12-14 minutes or until tender; drain.
  • 2. Place potatoes in a bowl; mash with milk, butter, salt and pepper. Stir in corn and cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 270 calories, 14 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 436 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.