2poundsbaking potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
3/4cupreduced-fat (2%) milk
Salt and black pepper to taste
Place the potatoes in a large saucepan. Add enough water so they are covered by at least 1 inch. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
Turn the heat to high and bring the water to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender, 10 - 15 minutes.
Add the milk and oil to the potatoes. With a potato masher or electric mixer, mash the potatoes until they are smooth.
Taste and adjust seasonings, adding more salt and pepper, as necessary.
Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes: Substitute 1 medium head mashed potatoes for 1/2 the potatoesCelery Root and Mashed Potatoes: Substitute 1 pound trimmed, peeled celery root, cut into 1/2-inch pieced for 1 pound of the potatoes. (*3 SmartPoints)Horseradish Mashed Potatoes: Prepare the potatoes as directed, stirring 2 tablespoons drained prepared white horseradish into potatoes with the milk and olive oil.Spinach: Stir in 1 cup well drained steamed chopped spinach into the potatoes with the milk and olive oil.Other Yummy Additions for your Creamy Mashed Potatoes: Fresh chopped herbs (parsley, chives, rosemary). chopped scallions, pesto, grated parmesan, roasted garlicServing size: 2/3 cup5*SmartPoints (Green plan)5*SmartPoints (Blue plan)2*SmartPoints (Purple plan)4*PointsPlus (Old plan)
Creamy Low Calorie Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 /3 cup)
Calories 153Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.