Duchess Potatoes Recipe

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Duchess Potatoes
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  • 12 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 dash pepper


  1. Cut potatoes into large pieces if desired.
  2. Heat 1 inch water to boiling in Dutch oven.
  3. Add potatoes.
  4. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat.
  5. Cook whole potatoes 30 to 35 minutes, pieces 20 to 25 minutes, or until tender; drain.
  6. Shake pan gently over low heat to dry potatoes.
  7. Heat oven to 425ºF.
  8. Grease cookie sheet.
  9. Mash potatoes until no lumps remain.
  10. Beat in milk in small amounts.
  11. Add 1/2 cup butter, salt and pepper.
  12. Beat vigorously until potatoes are light and fluffy.
  13. Add eggs; beat until blended.
  14. Drop potato mixture by 12 spoonfuls into mounds onto cookie sheet; or place in decorating bag with star tip and form rosettes or pipe a border around meat or fish.
  15. If cooking now, brush with melted butter and bake about 15 minutes or until light brown.
  16. If making ahead, do not add the melted butter until ready to bake; cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours; bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light brown.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 207.55 Kcal (869 kJ)
Calories from fat 82.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.13g 14%
Cholesterol 75.3mg 25%
Sodium 198.84mg 8%
Potassium 492.59mg 10%
Total Carbs 27.17g 9%
Sugars 6.22g 25%
Dietary Fiber 3.9g 16%
Protein 5.21g 10%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 4%
Vitamin A 1.4mg 46%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 74.5mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 118.74 Kcal (497 kJ)
Calories from fat 47 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.22g 14%
Cholesterol 43.08mg 25%
Sodium 113.75mg 8%
Potassium 281.8mg 10%
Total Carbs 15.55g 9%
Sugars 3.56g 25%
Dietary Fiber 2.23g 16%
Protein 2.98g 10%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 46%
Iron 0.9mg 9%
Calcium 42.6mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.1
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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