Garlic and Thyme Mashed Potatoes
(makes 4 servings)
1 1/2 pounds (720 g) Yukon Gold or Russet potatoes
3 cloves garlic, cut in half
2 sprigs thyme, plus 1 teaspoon (5 ml) fresh thyme leaves
3 tablespoons (45 ml) skim milk
1/4 teaspoon (5 ml) salt (optional)
freshly ground pepper
- Peel and cut the potatoes into similar sized pieces. Place in a large pot of boiling water with the garlic and thyme sprigs. Simmer until the potatoes test done with a sharp knife.
- Drain the potatoes, and discard the garlic and thyme sprigs.
- Mash the potatoes. Add the fresh thyme leaves and milk with salt (if using) and pepper. Keep warm till ready to serve.
- To serve, divide between plates.
Per serving: 116 calories (0% calories from fat), 3 g protein, 0 total fat (0 saturated fat), 26 g carbohydrates, 2 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 90 mg potassium, 15 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1 1/2 carbohydrate (bread/starch)