These creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are so much lighter than traditional mashed potatoes, and taste so darn good! The perfect side dish at any holiday.
Yield: 5 servings
4.88 from 8 votes

Skinny Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
These Skinny Garlic Mashed Potatoes are so much lighter than traditional mashed potatoes, and taste so good!

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs 4 medium yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 4 large garlic cloves (peeled and halved)
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1/2 cup fat free chicken broth (sub vegetable broth for vegetarian)
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1 tbsp whipped butter
  • kosher salt to taste
  • dash of fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh herbs of choice: parsley (thyme, chives)

Instructions

  • Put potatoes and garlic in a large pot with salt and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil.
  • Cover and reduce heat. Simmer for 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Drain and return potatoes and garlic to pan.¬†Add sour cream and remaining ingredients. Using a masher, mash until smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition

Serving: 3/4 cup, Calories: 165kcal, Carbohydrates: 31g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 9mg, Sodium: 112.5mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 3g
Blue Smart Points: 5
Green Smart Points: 5
Purple Smart Points: 5
Points +: 4