Side Dish Snack

Zesty Mashed Potato Snackers

  • Ready Time: 10min
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  • Prep Time: 5min
    Cook Time: 5min
  • Cuisine: American
  • Serves: 1 (Two servings of 1/2 cup)
    Prep Method: MicrowaveMashed
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Recipe by: Carissa Bealert, RDN

Mashed potatoes are quick to make when you use potato flakes. Adding in zest of lemon and a touch of fresh mint makes these an ideal exercise snack that's a good source of potassium.


  • 3/4 cup dehydrated potato flakes
  • 1 ¼ cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • ¼ Tablespoons salt
  • Optional: Lemon zest and fresh mint

Prep Time: 5min | Cook Time: 5min

  1. Combine broth, coconut oil and salt in a microwave safe bowl. Stir in potato flakes until combined.
  2. Heat to a boil, about 4 minutes. Carefully remove from microwave and gently stir.
  3. Optional: Add in 1-2 teaspoons fresh lemon zest and ½-1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint to taste.


  • This recipe cooks quickly and is best fresh or refrigerated no more than 5 days.
  • Try using fruit juice, such as apple juice, as a substitution for some of the broth for an added sweetness to your mashed potatoes.


Vitamin C18mg


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