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Confetti Mashed Potatoes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

These mashed potatoes make a beautiful side dish for any meal. Onion, peppers and cheese add color and flavor to the potatoes. —LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma
Confetti Mashed Potatoes Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 medium red potatoes, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add peppers and onion; cook 5 minutes longer or until potatoes and vegetables are tender. Drain; mash potato mixture with the cheese, butter, salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 287 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 295mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.

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