Green Mashed Potatoes

Nutritious Recipes

Green Mashed Potatoes

Especially rich in: lutein/zeaxanthin and vitamin C

Also rich in: fiber, potassium

Mashed PotatoesIngredients:

  • 2 1 /2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 1 bunch collard greens, washed, stemmed and cut into 1 /2" strips (approximately 8 cups)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 /2 cup fat-free 1 /2 & 1 /2 cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in large pot of cold water, bring to boil, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, approximately 20 minutes. Drain and return potatoes to pot.
  2. Place collards and garlic in a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to simmer and steam covered for 10 minutes or until cooked through, but still bright green, stirring occasionally to prevent burning. Remove from heat.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to potatoes, along with collards. Mash or whip to desired consistency. Add more cream if too thick.

Makes 8 servings (approx. 2/3 cup each).

Nutritional Information (per serving): 176 Calories; 8 % fat (1.6 g total,