Mashed Potatoes Swirled With Pesto Recipe

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Mashed Potatoes Swirled With Pesto
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  1. Cover and cook potatoes in boiling salted water for 15 to 20 minutes, until potatoes are fork tender.
  2. Drain potatoes.
  3. Mash potatoes in a large mixing bowl until no lumps remain.
  4. Add butter and milk, salt, and pepper mashing in to blend together.
  5. Fold in pesto very lightly just to streak the potatoes.
  6. Garnish with pine nut and basil.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 249.65 Kcal (1045 kJ)
Calories from fat 94.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.49g 16%
Cholesterol 24.76mg 8%
Sodium 419.45mg 17%
Potassium 617.12mg 13%
Total Carbs 35.35g 12%
Sugars 7.81g 31%
Dietary Fiber 5.25g 21%
Protein 4.78g 10%
Vitamin C 3.6mg 6%
Vitamin A 1.8mg 60%
Iron 1.7mg 10%
Calcium 100.4mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 121.93 Kcal (510 kJ)
Calories from fat 46.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.12g 16%
Cholesterol 12.09mg 8%
Sodium 204.87mg 17%
Potassium 301.41mg 13%
Total Carbs 17.26g 12%
Sugars 3.81g 31%
Dietary Fiber 2.56g 21%
Protein 2.34g 10%
Vitamin C 1.8mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.9mg 60%
Iron 0.8mg 10%
Calcium 49mg 10%

* 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

  • 5.1
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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