Salads and Vegetables: Vegetable Dishes: Ginger Smashed Potatoes with Dill

Liven up your mashed potatoes with ginger!

Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 5 A Day Program, adapted by Family Health Network staff
Date: June 07, 2007

Serves: 8 person(s)

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 35 mins

Ingredients:

    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

Directions:

    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.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:236 cals
Kilojoules:988 kJ
Fat:6.5 g
Carbohydrates:39.0 g
Protein:6.4 g
Cholesterol:19.0 mg
Sodium:390 mg
Saturated Fat:4.0 g
Fiber:6.0 g
Calcium:67.0 mg
Total Sugars:4.0 g

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