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Creamy Mashed Potatoes

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These creamy mashed potatoes are flavored with garlic and absolutely flavorful. Combined with buttermilk and yogurt, the creamy mashed potatoes are filling and delicious. A comforting side for any meal.
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
  All purpose potatoes 4 Medium, peeled and sliced thin
  Bay leaf 1
  Unsalted margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Low fat plain yogurt 3 Tablespoon

In a medium size heavy saucepan, bring 3 cups unsalted water to a boil.
Add the garlic, potatoes, and bay leaf, and cook, partially covered, over moderate heat for 12 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender.
Drain, reserving 3 tablespoons of cooking water, and discard the bay leaf.
Transfer the potatoes to a large mixing bowl.
Add the margarine, buttermilk, and yogurt, and beat in with an electric mixer.
Then add just enough of the reserved water to make the potatoes creamy.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 744 Calories from Fat 127

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22.1%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.7 mg0.9%

Sodium 76.1 mg3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 142 g47.2%

Dietary Fiber 15.8 g63.2%

Sugars 8.7 g

Protein 22 g44%

Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C 236.4%

Calcium 20.3% Iron 34%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe