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Cheddar Cheese Mashed Potatoes

A sweet potato added to the usual Yukon golds gives these cheesy potatoes a slightly sweet flavor and nice rich color. No one will believe they’re lighter. —Connie Boll, Chilton, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Cook: 10 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings (3/4 cup each)

Ingredients

  • 3-3/4 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 6 garlic cloves, halved
  • 1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  • Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain.
  • In a large bowl, mash potatoes. Stir in the sour cream, thyme, salt, pepper and 1 cup cheese. Transfer to a 3-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 179 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 434mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 medium-fat meat.

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  • Brossi
    Feb 10, 2017

    This was wonderful. Not healthy by any means but so tasty. My whole family enjoyed this dish. Will be a favourite in our house! Thanks for an awesome recipe.

  • katina_burks32
    Jan 8, 2011

    These potatoes were very tasty. Thinking about even replacing my unhealthy twice baked potatoes with this recipe!