Elaine's Green-Mash Potatoes

Elaine's Green-Mash Potatoes
Elaine's Green Mashed Potatoes
Yield: 4 servings
  • 3 medium potatoes, scrubbed with a clean vegetable brush under cold running water
  • ½ cup skim milk (divided)
  • 1 garlic clove (peeled)
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 1 Tablespoon margarine
  • Dash white pepper (optional)
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt


  1. Wash hands with soap and water. Peel and dice potatoes.
  2. Simmer potatoes in a medium-sized pan on the stove for about 10 minutes or until soft when pierced with a fork.
  3. Cook peas in a microwave-safe bowl for about 1 minute or until cooked. Drain.
  4. Heat milk in a microwave-safe bowl about 1 minute until hot. Add garlic clove and let stand for 5 minutes.
  5. In a blender puree peas, 2 tablespoons milk, and garlic clove.
  6. Drain potatoes and begin to mash. Slowly add 6 tablespoons milk while mashing. Blend in the pureed peas and garlic, margarine and white pepper (optional) to the mashed potatoes.
  7. Place mashed potatoes in a serving dish. Lightly sprinkle salt on top of potatoes.
  8. Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to four days.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1 cup):
  • Calories 160
  • Total Fat 3g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 130mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 30g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Total Sugars 3g, includes 0g Added Sugars
  • Protein 4g
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 6%
  • Potassium 10%
Nutrition Software Used: 
ESHA Food Processor


MyPlate Kitchen, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)