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Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Homemade Mashed Potatoes

147 Ratings
147 Ratings
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Makes: 8 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

A creamy comfort food that is quick and easy to prepare!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds potatoes (6 medium)
  • 1 cup milk, low-fat
  • 3 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper (ground)

Directions

1. Peel the potatoes, and cut them into chunks.
2. Put the potatoes in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover them.
3. Cook the potatoes on medium heat for 15 minutes or until tender.
4. Remove the potatoes from the heat. Drain the water off the potatoes.
5. Mash the potatoes with a fork or potato masher.
6. Stir in enough milk to make the potatoes smooth and creamy.
7. Add the butter, salt and pepper.
 

Notes

Learn more about potatoes.

Source:

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Program, Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup prepared potatoes, 1/8 of recipe (151g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 92
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 347 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 45 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 273 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 92
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 2 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 45 mg
Potassium 273 mg
Sodium 347 mg
Copper 63 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 16 mg
Phosphorus 60 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 61 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0.2 mcg
Vitamin C 11 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 6 mcg
Folate 10 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 13 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/4 cups
Dairy 1/4 cups

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