Side Dish

Mediterranean Mashed Potatoes

  • Ready Time: 30min
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  • Prep Time: 15min
    Cook Time: 15min
  • Potato Type: RedsYellowRusset
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Serves: 4
    Prep Method: BoiledMashed
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Recipe by: Potatoes USA

If you love potatoes and Mediterranean flavors, this is a wonderful side-dish to serve with meat, chicken or fish.


  • 1 1/4 lbs russet, red or yellow potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup each: nonfat plain yogurt and fat-free milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons heart-healthy buttery spread
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt)
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat Italian blend shredded cheese
  • 1/4 cup julienne sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh basil
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 (2.2-oz.) can sliced ripe olives, drained
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Prep Time: 15min | Cook Time: 15min

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook for 10 minutes or until tender; drain well. Transfer back to pot and mash well, then stir in yogurt, milk, buttery spread and salt. Gently stir in remaining ingredients and cook for a 2 to 3 minutes more to heat through.

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