Elaine's Green-Mash Potatoes

Elaine's Green-Mash Potatoes
Green Mash 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:

  • Calories 160
  • Total Fat 3g
  • Sodium 119mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 30g
  • Fiber 5g


MyPlate MyKitchen, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)