Monday, March 15, 2010

Mashed Potatoes (Weight Watchers Style)

This is the recipe I've been using lately for mashed potatoes.  I had gotten in the habit of adding a lot of butter to my mashed potatoes, but I have found that I'm not really missing it.  I love the slight Parmesan flavor of this recipe!

4 cups peeled cubed baking poatoes (about 1 1/2 lbs)
1 garlic clove, halved
3/4 cup 1% lowfat milk
2 T. grated Parmesan cheese
1 T. butter
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper

Place potato and garlic in a medium saucepan; add water to cover.  Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until tender.  Drain; return potato mixture to pan.  Add milk and remaining ingredients; mash with a potato masher.  Makes 4 servings (1 cup each) for 3 WW points.

ps - this is NEVER enough for my family; we usually double or triple the recipe!


  1. I love garlic with mashed potatoes. Shallots are good,too!

  2. With the updated WW points, this is actually 5 points per serving. Change the serving size to 1/2 cup for 2.5 WW PointsPlus.