Garlic Mashed Potatoes
No added fat or salt is used or needed in this tasty potato dish.
||(about 2 large) potatoes, peeled and quartered|
||large cloves garlic, chopped|
- Cook potatoes, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Drain and recover.
- Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over low heat, cook garlic in milk until garlic is soft, about 30 minutes.
- Add milk-garlic mixture and white pepper to potatoes. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed or mash with a potato masher until smooth.
Scrub potatoes, pat dry, and prick with a fork. On a plate, cook potatoes, uncovered, on 100% power (high) until tender, about 12 minutes, turning potatoes over once. Let stand 5 minutes. Peel and quarter. Meanwhile, in a 4-cup glass measuring cup, combine milk and garlic. Cook, uncovered, on 50% power (medium) until garlic is soft, about 4 minutes. Continue as directed above.
Yield: 4 Servings--Serving Size: 3/4 cup
Each serving provides:
Total fat: less than 1 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 2 mg
Sodium: 70 mg
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|Source: NHLBI - LDL lowering cholesterol diet|