Cheesy Broccoli-Potato Mash

Cheesy Broccoli-Potato Mash

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

From EatingWell: September/October 2007
Yield: 6 servings, 2/3 cup each
Active Time: 30
Total Time: 30


  1. 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into wedges
  2. 3/4 pound broccoli crowns, chopped (4 cups)
  3. 3/4 cup shredded fontina cheese
  4. 1/2 cup nonfat milk, heated
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. 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: 135 calories; 4 g fat (3 g sat, 1 g mono); 16 mg cholesterol; 17 g carbohydrates; 7 g protein; 2 g fiber; 329 mg sodium; 201 mg potassium.

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

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 high fat meat