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Makeover Sour Cream Potatoes Recipe

Makeover Sour Cream Potatoes Recipe

This makeover recipe has a whopping 72% less fat, two-thirds less saturated fat and 44% fewer calories but still tastes delicious.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 2-1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 ounces cubed reduced-fat process cheese (Velveeta)
  • 4 tablespoons minced chives, divided


  • 1. Place potatoes, celery and onion in a large saucepan;cover with water. Cover and bring to a boil; cook until just tender, about 5 minutes. Drain well. Meanwhile, melt butter in a small saucepan. Stir in the flour, salt, ground celery seed and pepper until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2. Transfer sauce to a large bowl; stir in the sour cream, 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, process cheese and 3 tablespoons of chives. Add potato mixture; stir gently until coated.
  • 3. Transfer to a 2-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining chives. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 237 calories, 8g fat (6g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 492mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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