Cheesy Broccoli Mashed Potatoes
Adding broccoli and cheese to mashed potatoes is a neat twist. Plus it seriously reduces the calories when compared to traditional mashed potatoes. It's a great way to add some extra veggies for those extra picky kids.
washed and cut into wedges (peel if you must)
or cheddar works very well too
Steam the potatoes (or use a steamer) in a pot fitted with a steaming flower for 10 minutes.
In a small pot heat up the milk.
Add the broccoli and continue steaming for 7 minutes until the broccoli and potatoes are tender.
Place the potatoes and broccoli into a bowl.
Add the cheese and warmed milk and coarsely mash with a potato masher.
Add salt and pepper, mix, taste and adjust seasonings. Serve.
You can use any of your favorite cheese, an old cheddar works very well along with any creamy cheese like fontina.