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Low-Fat Creamy Mashed Potatoes

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total: 25 min.
Kris Mullen
The chef reveals her secret weapon for making creamy mashed potatoes without all the butter and cream.


  • 6 Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 Tbs salted butter
  • 1/4 cup fat-free cream cheese
  • 2 Tbs fat-free sour cream
  • 1-2 Tbs skim milk
  • Fresh chives
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Bring a large pot of water to a rapid boil. Add cubed potatoes and cover. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until potatoes are tender and easily pierced with a fork. Drain.
  • Combine potatoes with butter, cream cheese, sour cream, and milk. Mash until smooth. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Garnish with fresh chives.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 198
  Calories from Fat 20 (10%)
(4%)Total Fat 2g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(2%)Cholesterol 6mg
(4%)Sodium 87mg
(28%)Potassium 979mg
Total Carbohydrate 39g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(12%)Protein 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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