Smashed Red Potatoes

Author: Canadian Living

Potatoes are high on the glycemic index, which makes them a winning choice for athletes who need instant energy. Leave on the skins for a fibre bonus.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2003

Ingredients

  • 6 red-skinned potatoes unpeeled (2 lb/1 kg)
  • 3 cloves garlic smashed
  • 1/4 cup hot vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 green onion chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg

Method

Cut potatoes into 1-1/2 inch (4 cm) chunks. In saucepan of boiling salted water, cover and cook potatoes and garlic until tender, 12 minutes. Drain and return to low heat, shaking pan to dry out potatoes.

Add stock and butter; using potato masher, mash coarsely. Stir in onion, salt, pepper and nutmeg.

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

  • Sodium 666 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 194.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 39 g

%RDI

  • Iron 12.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 40.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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