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Mashed Taters

Mashed Taters

11 Ratings
11 Ratings
Recipe Image
Mashed Taters in a bowl
Makes: 5 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This is a very quick and easy side dish. This three-step dish can be ready in minutes.

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons light buttery spread
  • 4 1/2 cups dehydrated potatoes
  • 1/4 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder (optional)

Directions

  1. Over medium to high heat, combine water and light buttery spread in a medium-sized pot, and bring it to a boil.
  2. Turn off heat; add potatoes and mix well.
  3. Add milk to potatoes and mix well. If using garlic powder, add that too.

Notes

Tip: Change the recipe by adding fresh onion, green pepper, blended American and skim cheese, or substitute chicken broth for a rich flavor with less fat. Remember that adding chicken broth will increase the sodium.

Source:

A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods
USDA Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
Adapted from a recipe submitted by Alicson Scott, Chickasaw Nation, Get Fresh! Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 175
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 81 mg
Carbohydrates 36 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 33 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 475 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 175
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 1 mg
Carbohydrates 36 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 33 mg
Potassium 475 mg
Sodium 81 mg
Copper 93 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 31 mg
Phosphorus 79 mg
Selenium 6 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 42 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 33 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 7 mcg
Folate 20 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.4 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 26 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 cup
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