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Thanksgiving Garlic Mashed Potatoes (Healthier!)

Jami Mitchell promises that no one will ever know that we are completely cutting out the butter, but none of the flavor!

  Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds, peeled and cubed Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 3 cups sliced peeled parsnips
  • 12 garlic cloves, halved
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

Instructions:

  1. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a Dutch oven; cover with water, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid. Discard bay leaf.
  2. Combine potato mixture, reserved cooking liquid, salt, onion powder, and pepper in a bowl; beat at medium speed of a mixer until smooth. Drizzle oil over potatoes.

Makes 6 servings.

  • Calories: 175
  • Calories from fat: 10%
  • Fat: 1.9g
  • Saturated fat: 0.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 3.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 37.5g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 309mg
  • Calcium: 48mg