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Cheesy Broccoli Mashed Potatoes

 
Cheesy Broccoli Mashed Potatoes
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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.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

30

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 pound potatoes
washed and cut into wedges (peel if you must)
¾ pound broccoli florets
chopped
¾ cup fontina cheese
or cheddar works very well too
*
½ cup milk
warmed
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
*

Directions

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.

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Note:

You can use any of your favorite cheese, an old cheddar works very well along with any creamy cheese like fontina.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+1

almost 7 years

This is light and very yummy...fits into my WW program. Thanks for the post.

+1

almost 7 years

This mashed potatoes were absolutely one of the our favorite. It was so quick and easy to make, and it turned out creamy, cheesy, smooth and so flavorful. Broccoli made the dish look very bright and gave the very refreshing taste. Fotina added the nice cheesy flavor. You can always add a little bit raw garlic or steam the potatoes with several garlic cloves, then mash them all together. Definitely a five stars recipe!

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Comments

Jeff
Las Vegas, US
 almost 8 years ago

Mashed potatoes is always my favorite, these picture look very good, the recipe must be delicious, will try this one for dinner tonight.

LouAnn
Worcester, United States
 almost 7 years ago

Just made this today...yummy and light. Fits right into my WW program! Thanks for the post.

charvin1219
Peoria, illinois, United States
 over 2 years ago

This dish looks and sounds amazing. Perfect combination of flavors. I can't wait to try it! Thanks for the great idea!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 153g (5.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 917% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 224mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 98%
Calcium 6% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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