Heart Health Recipes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

No added fat or salt is used or needed in this tasty potato dish.

Ingredients

1 lb (about 2 large) potatoes, peeled and quartered
2 C skim milk
2 large cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 tsp white pepper

Directions

  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.

Microwave Directions

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:

Calories: 141
Total fat: less than 1 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 2 mg
Sodium: 70 mg

Enjoy foods that keep you and your family heart healthy!

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