Healthy Recipes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes
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Servings: 4
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Potatoes, peeled and quartered 1 pound (about 2 large) 
Skim milk 2 cups
Large garlic cloves, chopped 2  
White pepper ½ tsp  

  1. Cook potatoes, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Drain and recover.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over low heat, cook garlic in milk until garlic is soft, about 30 minutes.
  3. 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.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ¾ cup
Calories 141
Total Fat less than 1 g
Saturated Fat less than 1 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 70 mg
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