Broccoli-Potato Mash is an easy, quick (33 minute) recipe for a St. Patrick’s Day, cheesy and creamy potato side. This is also a great way to get your kids to eat broccoli. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, vegetarian, gluten-free, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes 6 servings. Broccoli-Potato Mash will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 18 Minutes.
1 lb Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into wedges
3/4 lb broccoli crowns, chopped (About 4 cups)
3/4 cup shredded fontina cheese
1/2 cup skim milk, heated
1/2 tsp salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1. Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large pot. Place potatoes in a steamer basket and steam for 10 minutes. Place broccoli on top, cover and steam until the potatoes and broccoli are tender, 6 to 8 minutes more. Transfer the broccoli to a large bowl and coarsely mash with a potato masher. Add the potatoes, cheese, milk, salt and pepper and continue mashing to desired consistency. Serve immediately.
YIELD: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 2/3 cup per serving.
Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1
1 Starch + 1/2 Meat (HF)
Calories: 135, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 16mg, Sodium: 329mg, Sugars: 1.7g, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 7g, Vitamin A: 30 %DV, Vitamin C: 100 %DV, Calcium: 15 %DV, Potassium: 201mg
Original recipe and image from Eating Well, Inc. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/cheesy_broccoli_potato_mash.html
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