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Potato and Root Vegetable Mashers

Potato and Root Vegetable Mashers


Serves 6 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

Sweet potato and turnip turn an otherwise straightforward mash into an intriguing dish with subtle earthy, sweet notes.


  • 4 cups (1-inch) cubed Yukon gold or baking potato (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 cups cubed peeled turnip
  • 2 cups cubed peeled sweet potato
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 215
  • Fat 5g
  • Satfat 3.2g
  • Monofat 1g
  • Polyfat 0.2g
  • Protein 4.9g
  • Carbohydrate 38.4g
  • Fiber 4.8g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Iron 1.6mg
  • Sodium 311mg
  • Calcium 61mg

How to Make It

Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 minutes or until tender. Drain well; return to pan over medium-low heat. Add butter; mash potato mixture with a potato masher. Stir in sour cream and remaining ingredients.

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