Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Low Sodium Recipe
It's amazing how much taste some garlic and herbs can add to an otherwise bland potato with this Garlic Mashed Potatoes recipe. This is just all-around healthy and best of all, EASY!
1 tablespoon Garlic & Herb Salt Free Blend
1-1/2 pound potatoes, cooked*
1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
Combine ingredients in medium saucepan; mix well. Cook over low heat until heated through. Add additional low-sodium chicken broth to thin if needed.
*Cook the potatoes in the microwave for the quickest preparation.
Potatoes are high in potassium, and foods rich in potassium tend to keep high blood pressure under control. Another added benefit to eating potatoes is feeling fuller longer which can help keep weight under control.
Diabetics can benefit from eating potatoes for several reasons. The vitamin C in potatoes is known for helping regulate sugar levels in the blood. Potatoes also contain complex carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates must be broken down before being absorbed into the bloodstream.
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories: 186; Total Fat: 3g (Saturated: 2g; Trans: 0); Cholesterol: 8mg; Sodium: 70mg; Carbohydrates: 36g; Fiber: 4g; Protein: 4g