Ginger Smashed Potatoes with Dill

Ginger Smashed Potatoes with Dill

Liven up your mashed potatoes with ginger!


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Serves: 8 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 35 mins

Diabetes-Friendly Recipe Low-Carb Recipe High-Fiber Recipe High-Calcium Recipe

Ingredients Convert to Metric

  • 8 red potatoes (unpeeled), washed and quartered
  • 1 bag (16 oz) stew style vegetables
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chopped dill
  • 1 dash each of salt and pepper


Place potatoes and vegetables in soup pot. Cover with cold water; add salt. Bring to boil, covered, on high heat. Reduce to simmer.

Simmer until potatoes are tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Drain; return potato mixture to pot. Add ginger, cream and butter.

Smash potato mixture with potato masher or beat with handheld mixer to desired consistency. Add dill; season with a dash each of salt and pepper.

Thanks to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 5 A Day Program, adapted by Family Health Network staff