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Garlic Mashed Potatoes 

These tasty potatoes will give a flavor boost to any meal.

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Side Dishes

Think Variety; Think Color: White

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds (6 medium) potatoes, cut into 1-inch chucks
  • 1 ½ cups lowfat milk
  • 3 Tbsp. margarine
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper

In large saucepan cook potatoes in 2 inches boiling water, covered, about 10 minutes until tender; drain thoroughly, then shake potatoes over low heat 1 to 2 minutes to dry thoroughly. Mash potatoes with potato masher or beat with electric hand mixer; reserve. Place milk, margarine and garlic in small saucepan; set over medium-low heat and simmer until heated through, beat into potatoes until thoroughly mixed and fluffy. Mix in additional milk, if necessary, to reach desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper.

 

Each serving provides:  An excellent source of potassium, and a good source of vitamin C, magnesium and fiber.

 

Credit: Recipe was developed for Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) courtesy of United States Potato Board. This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 195 Carbohydrates: 30g
Total Fat: 6.2g Cholesterol: 3mg
Saturated Fat: 0.9g Dietary Fiber: 3g
% of Calories from Fat: 28% Sodium: 130mg
Protein: 5g  

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