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Quick and Healthy Microwave Mashed Potatoes

Quick and Healthy Microwave Mashed PotatoesThis quick and delicious potato dish is packed with potassium.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/4 pounds russet potatoes (red, white or yellow-fleshed potatoes can be substituted)
1/2 cup each: nonfat plain yogurt and fat-free milk
1 1/2 tablespoons healthy butter spread
1/4 teaspoon sea salt (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic or seasoned salt)
Freshly ground pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place whole potatoes (do not poke potatoes) into microwave-safe dish. Cover dish. (If covering dish with plastic wrap, poke small hole in plastic.)
  2. Microwave on high for 10 to 12 minutes depending on strength of microwave.
  3. Use oven mitts to remove dish from microwave; carefully remove cover and mash well.
  4. Stir in yogurt, milk, butter spread and seasonings.
  5. Cook for a minute or two more to heat if necessary.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of www.potatogoodness.com; through ARA Content.