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Garlic-Chive Mashed Potatoes

Creamy and comforting, these savory spuds will complement many entrees. "Stir in extra broth to get the texture you desire," suggests Leslie Cain of Starkville, Mississippi.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings


  • 3-1/2 pounds russet potatoes (about 5 large), peeled and quartered
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1-1/2 cups fat-free sour cream
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, warmed
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Place the potatoes, garlic and paprika in a large saucepan or Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain.
  • In a large bowl, beat the potatoes and garlic. Add sour cream, broth, chives, salt and pepper; beat until smooth.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 152 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 354mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.

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  • justmbeth
    Jan 25, 2018

    I first made these several years ago. Simple additives to give normal mashed potatoes some spunk.

  • gunslinger
    Sep 4, 2017

    Made these to go with my bacon topped meatloaf and they were very good. I did add butter to them but otherwise made as directed.

  • melissa1076
    Apr 8, 2007

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