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


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)


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