Vermont Cheddar Mashed Potatoes - 1 Guiding Stars
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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.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 230; Total Fat 7.5g (10% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 4g (21% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 22mg (7% DV); Sodium 450mg (20% DV); Total Carbohydrate 32g (12% DV); Dietary Fiber 3.5g (13% DV); Total Sugars 3g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 9g; Vitamin D 2% DV; Calcium 15% DV; Iron 8% DV; Potassium 15% DV; Vitamin C 40% DV; Vitamin B6 30% DV; Niacin 25% DV.
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