Posted by: Duke Raleigh Hospital | December 7, 2012

Healthy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Enjoy this classic favorite without all the extra fat and salt! No heavy cream required!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ¾ cup
Calories 141
Total Fat less than 1 g
Saturated Fat less than 1 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 70 mg

Servings and Times

Servings 4

Ingredients and Preparation    

Ingredients Measures
Potatoes, peeled and quartered 1 pound (about 2 large)
Skim milk 2 cups
Large garlic cloves, chopped 2
White pepper ½ tsp


  1. Cook potatoes, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat. Drain and recover.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over low heat, cook garlic in milk until garlic is soft, about 30 minutes.
  3. Add milk-garlic mixture and white pepper to potatoes. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed or mash with a potato masher until smooth.


  1. This is so healthy! Good for people who were in a diet like me! Thanks for sharing such a simple and easy recipe!

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