Cheesy Broccoli-Potato Mash

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Cheesy Broccoli-Potato Mash

Mashing broccoli with cheese and potatoes might just be the ticket to getting your kids to eat their veggies.

Yield: 6 servings, 2/3 cup each
Active Time: 30
Total Time: 30


  • 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 3/4 pound broccoli crowns, chopped (4 cups)
  • 3/4 cup shredded fontina cheese
  • 1/2 cup nonfat milk, heated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste


Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large pot. Place potatoes in a steamer basket and steam for 10 minutes. Place broccoli on top, cover and steam until the potatoes and broccoli are tender, 6 to 8 minutes more. Transfer the broccoli to a large bowl and coarsely mash with a potato masher. Add the potatoes, cheese, milk, salt and pepper and continue mashing to desired consistency. Serve immediately.


Nutrition Per Serving

calories 135
fat 4 g (3 g sat, 1 g mono)
cholesterol 16 mg
carbohydrates 17 g
protein 7 g
fiber 2 g
sodium 329 mg
potassium 201 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin C (100% daily value), Vitamin A (30% dv), Calcium (15% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 1

Exchanges 1 starch, 1/2 high fat meat

From EatingWell September/October 2007