Did you know that the average American eats approximately 126 pounds of potatoes each year. Not surprising, considering it is the perfect side dish!
Just imagine this mashed potato recipe with some leftover bolognese sauce you saved from some dinners ago. Add a great italian bread to it, and here you go… a fine, wonderful, easy and delicious meal! Ah… sorry… forgot the wine… Bordeaux, please.
More traditionally, though, a delicious mashed potato recipe goes pretty much with (almost) everything you can think of: roast beef, roast chicken, anything “stewed”, even fish. You name it, and it will match perfectly.
- 3 lbs russet potatoes, unpeeled
- 1 cup plain yogurt (low fat is fine)
- 2 tsp of bouillon granules
- 1 or 2 Tbsps butter
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Chopped parsley or green onions
- Cut the unpeeled potatoes and cook in lightly salted boiling water until tender (about 10 minutes);
- Drain and return to pot;
- Add the yogurt, butter, and bouillon. Taste and correct seasoning with salt and pepper;
- Stir to mash the potatoes and garnish with the chopped herbs before serving.
- This recipe is low-fat because we substituted the heavy cream with yogurt.
- You can make the mashed potatoes as smooth or as lumpy as you wish. For extra creamy, use a hand held mixer.
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