Tangy Mashed Potatoes Recipe
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Tangy Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Enjoy a holiday "must have," guilt free. Green onions perk up mashed potatoes, while plain yogurt adds to their creaminess. These will be a hit! —Donna Noel, Gray, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:13 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 13 servings


  • 4 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 12 medium)
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • 4 green onions, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 114 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1-1/2 starch


  1. Place potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain potatoes; mash with yogurt, onions, butter, salt and pepper. Yield: 13 servings.
Originally published as Tangy Mashed Potatoes in Healthy Cooking October/November 2009, p50

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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2011

"This is a pretty good recipe...but, if you want "tangy"....add a little bit of horseradish..."

Reviewed Dec. 12, 2009

"My husband is not a big mashed potato eater, but he loved this recipe. My kids loved it too."

Reviewed Oct. 24, 2009

"This is a great twist to a standard recipe. Everyone loved the tangy flavor."

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