Savory Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes

Looking for a healthy side dish for your Thanksgiving turkey? Here's a simple way to liven up an old standby.

November 15, 2012
Savory Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes











Makes 4 - ½ cup servings

Ingredients:

10 ½ oz russet potatoes, boiled and peeled
1/4 cup pumpkin puree
2 oz reduced-fat Neufchatel Cheese
1/8 cup almond milk, unsweetened
1 tsp light Smart Balance
1/8 tsp garlic, minced
1/8 tsp pumpkin pie seasoning
1/8 tsp dried sage
dash onion powder
sea salt (to taste)

Directions:

1. Peel and cube potatoes, then boil for 20 minutes or until fork tender. et cool. ahead of peeling, cubing, and cooking in boiled water for 20 minutes until tender; drain.
Tip:I like to leave a few chunks of potato for added texture.

2. Using a potato masher or electric beater, slowly blend the rest of the ingredients into potatoes until smooth and creamy. Season with sea salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts:Calories 96, Fat 3.51g, Carbs 15.31g, Protein 3.29g