Mash’d Taters

Categories: Side Dishes, Vegetable Side Dishes


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

½ c


Makes 9 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 120 calories, 4 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 25 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, and 3 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • 2 lb Potatoes, washed, unpeeled, chopped into 1” pieces
  • Water as needed
  • 3 T Margarine
  • ½ c Evaporated milk, fat-free, warmed

**Add roasted garlic if desired


  1. In a 4-quart saucepan, COMBINE potatoes and enough water to cover; HEAT to a boil over high heat.
  2. REDUCE heat to low; COVER and simmer 8-10 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
  3. RESERVE ¼ cup of cooking water. DRAIN potatoes. RETURN potatoes to saucepan.
  4. MASH potatoes with margarine. Gradually ADD warm fat-free evaporated milk, continuing to MASH potatoes until smooth and well blended. ADD reserved water if necessary.
  5. TRANSFER to a serving dish.

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