Slimming Mashed Potatoes for Healthy Eating

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Transform your classic mashed potatoes into a slimming, healthy side dish. Perfect for any meal, these mashed potatoes are low in calories and high in nutrition.

Introduction

Yukon Gold potatoes, cauliflower, Greek yogurt, garlic, olive oil, fresh herbs, salt, and pepper.

Ingredients

by peeling and chopping the potatoes into even chunks. Also, prepare the cauliflower by cutting it into small florets.

Preparation

Boil the potatoes and cauliflower in a pot of salted water until tender, which usually takes about 15-20 minutes.

Cooking the Vegetables

Once the vegetables are tender, drain them and return them to the pot. Add minced garlic, Greek yogurt, and a drizzle of olive oil. Mash until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

Mashing the Vegetables

Season the mashed potatoes with salt and pepper to taste. Add fresh herbs such as parsley or chives for an extra burst of flavor.

Seasoning

This recipe is a healthier alternative to traditional mashed potatoes, using cauliflower and Greek yogurt to cut down on calories and add protein.

Nutritional Benefits

For a different twist, try adding roasted garlic or mixing in steamed spinach to boost the nutritional value.

Variations

Summer Dish: Fit-Friendly Mashed Potatoes