Vermont Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Number of Servings: 8 (215 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Vermont Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Everyone loves cheesy potatoes. This recipe gives you a more nutritious way to make them!


  • 3 lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed
  • 1½ cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • ¾ cup nonfat buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. sliced chives, divided


  1. Place potatoes in a large pan and add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil until tender when pierced with a fork (20-25 minutes).
  2. Drain and return the potatoes to the pot. Add buttermilk and mash with a potato masher. Stir in 1¼ cups cheese until melted. Stir in salt, pepper, and 3 tablespoons chives.
  3. Serve garnished with the remaining ¼ cup cheese and 1 tablespoon chives.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 215 g

Amount per serving
Calories 230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.5g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 450mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 13%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 25g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0.4mcg 2%
Calcium 203.9mg 15%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Potassium 785mg 15%
Vitamin A 81.9mcg 10%
Vitamin C 34.4mg 40%
Vitamin E 0.2mg 2%
Vitamin K 7.3mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.2mg 10%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 10%
Niacin 4.4mg 25%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 30%
Folate 32.8mcg 8%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 10%
Biotin 0.6mcg 2%
Chloride 218.2mg 10%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 10%
Phosphorus 194.5mg 15%
Iodine 8.2mcg 6%
Magnesium 45.7mg 10%
Zinc 1.3mg 10%
Selenium 6.7mcg 10%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.1mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Potatoes, Cultured Buttermilk Light (cultured Reduced Fat Milk, Nonfat Milk, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D3, Enzyme), Shredded Cheddar Cheese (milk, Salt, Enzymes), Chives, Salt, Black Pepper.

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