Smashed Leek Potatoes

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  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 Yukon Gold potatoes (about 3 lb/1.5 Kg)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 leeks white and light green parts only
  • 3/4 teaspoons each salt and pepper
  • 1 thyme
  • 1 1/3 cup buttermilk

Method

Scrub potatoes; cut into 2-inch (5 cm) cubes. In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cover and cook potatoes until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and return to pot.

Meanwhile, in small skillet, melt 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the butter over medium heat; fry leeks, a pinch each of the salt and pepper and thyme until tender, about 5 minutes.

Add buttermilk and remaining butter, salt and pepper to potatoes; smash with potato masher until smooth with a few large pieces remaining. Stir in leek mixture.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 632 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 186.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 13 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 32 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 32.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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