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Spinach and Bacon Mashed Potatoes

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Potato Type: YellowRusset
Cuisine: American
Prep Method: Mashed

Dish

Side Dish

Prep Time

10 Mins

Cook Time

10 Mins

Serving

Serves 4

Description

Quick and delicious spin on the mashed potato!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lbs. Russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup each: nonfat plain yogurt and fat-free milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter spread
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic or seasoned salt)
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped, loosely packed fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup shredded low-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons real bacon bits or pieces

Preparation

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

*Yukon Gold, yellow or white potatoes can be substituted

 

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories

220

Fat

7g

Sodium

450mg

Cholesterol

15g

Vitamin C

.5mg

Fiber

2g

Protein

10g

Potassium

695mg

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