June 21, 2010

Heart-Healthy Mashed Potatoes and Onions

Posted in Recipes, Uncategorized tagged , , at 7:00 pm by keepyourhearthealthy

This recipe was posted at the Smart Balance website at http://www.smartbalance.com/recipes/new-fashioned-mashed-potatoes-and-onions. The ingredients are easy and low fat!  Plus they include lots of heart-healthy Omega-3’s!

2 1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and diced
1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion
1/4 cup Smart Balance™ Fat Free Milk and Omega-3s & Vitamin E
1/2 cup Smart Balance® Light Buttery Spread
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley


In a 4-quart saucepan, bring 2 quarts hot tap water to a boil over high heat. Add the potatoes and onions, return to a boil, reduce heat, cover tightly and simmer 14 minutes or until potatoes and onions are tender.


Drain well in colander. Add the potato mixture plus the other ingredients to the saucepan and use a potato masher or electric mixer to mash until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 cups total. Serves 8; 3/4 cup per serving.
Per serving: 140 calories, 3 grams protein, 19 grams carbohydrate, 5 grams fat, 1.5 grams saturated fat, 2 grams monounsaturated fat, 1.4 grams polyunsaturated fat, 0 grams trans fat, 0 mg. cholesterol, 390 mg. sodium, 3 grams fiber

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