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Smarter Herb Mashed Potatoes

with Buttermilk

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Smarter Herb Mashed Potatoes
200
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Smarter Herb Mashed Potatoes - The smells and tastes of spring: mashed potatoes flecked with fresh herbs

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easy
Difficulty
15 min.
Preparation
 • Ready in 35 min.
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Nutritions
Fat8 g
Saturated Fat Acids4.8 g
Protein6 g
Roughage2.1 g
Sugar added0 g
Calorie200
1 serving contains
Calories200
Protein/g6
Fat/g8
Saturated fatty acids/g4.8
Carbohydrates/g26
Added sugar/g0
Roughage/g2.1
Bread exchange unit2
Cholesterol/mg23
Uric acid/mg28
Vitamin A/mg0.2
Vitamin D/μg0.1
Vitamin E/mg0.6
Vitamin B₁/mg0.2
Vitamin B₂/mg0.2
Niacin/mg3.3
Vitamin B₆/mg0.3
Folate/μg40
Pantothenic acid/mg0.9
Biotin/μg3.3
Vitamin B₁₂/μg0.4
Vitamin C/mg43
Potassium/mg731
Calcium/mg123
Magnesium/mg45
Iron/mg1.7
Iodine/μg11
Zinc/mg1

Recipe development: EAT SMARTER
Ingredients
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Small pot, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Pot, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Small pot, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Peeler, 1 Potato masher (or potato ricer), 1 Sieve, 1 Lid, 1 Potato masher, 1 Lid

Ingredients

for 2 servings
12 ounces
1 small handful
Fresh herbs (to taste)
¾ cup
1 tablespoon
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Preparation steps

Step 1/6
Smarter Herb Mashed Potatoes preparation step 1

Peel potatoes and place in a pot. Add enough water to cover, add salt and bring to a boil. Cook over medium heat until potatoes are knife-tender, 20-25 minutes.

Step 2/6
Smarter Herb Mashed Potatoes preparation step 2

Meanwhile, rinse the herbs, shake dry, pluck leaves and finely chop. 

Step 3/6
Smarter Herb Mashed Potatoes preparation step 3

In a small pot, heat buttermilk with herbs over medium heat (do not let boil or buttermilk will curdle).

Step 4/6
Smarter Herb Mashed Potatoes preparation step 4

Drain the potatoes, return to pot and let stand until steam escapes. 

Step 5/6
Smarter Herb Mashed Potatoes preparation step 5

Mash potatoes with a potato masher or pass through a potato ricer.

Step 6/6
Smarter Herb Mashed Potatoes preparation step 6

Add buttermilk mixture to potatoes and season with salt, pepper and freshly grated nutmeg. Stir until smooth and combined. Serve immediately with the butter.

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