Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  208
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  22 g
  • Fat  12 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  111 mg
  • Potassium  161* mg
  • Phosphorus  57 mg
  • Calcium  10 mg
  • Fiber  1.6 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

1-1/2

Helpful hints

  • Potatoes are very high in potassium but you can remove part of the potassium by using one of these methods:
    • Double cook method: Peel and dice potatoes. Place in a large pot of water and bring to a boil. Drain the water and add fresh water to the pot. Bring to a boil, cook for 10 minutes then drain and set aside.
    • Leaching method:  Peel and dice potatoes. Place in a large pot of warm tap water and soak for 2 to 4 hours. Drain and set aside.
  • Leached potatoes can be blanched and frozen in batches. To blanch vegetables, add to boiling water for one minute, remove and rinse in cold water before freezing.
  • Double the garlic for a stronger garlic flavor.
  • *Potassium content taken from reference values for soaking potatoes in large pot of water for 4 hours.

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13 Comments | Average User Rating:
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
5

Cant wait to try this! I've been missing my potatoes!! Sounds easy and good. Thanks Davita.

Jul. 02, 2015, 1:01 PM - Inappropriate review?
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cheryllew says:
1

boiling the potato twice then set them aside for how long before cooking them ? Dietitian comment: Until you are ready to mash them for the recipe.

Jun. 17, 2015, 2:53 PM - Inappropriate review?
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tlhouser says:
5

I cannot find any nondairy creamer that does not have a phosphorus additive. How do I get around this problem? Dietitian comment: Consider using an alternative milk substitute such as unenriched rice milk or almond milk. Check the potassium and phosphorus content in addition to the ingredients.

Jan. 28, 2014, 8:24 PM - Inappropriate review?
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Hernan3 says:
4

It is better not to peel the potatoes to keep some fiber in you meals. Moderator comment: If your main goal is to reduce potassium, peeling the potatoes is required to help with potassium removal during the leaching process. If reducing potassium is not a concern you could use unpeeled potatoes.

Sep. 25, 2012, 9:17 AM - Inappropriate review?
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rewgambler says:
3

Do different brands of potatoes have different potassium levels and does pealing the skins affect the potassium levels? Moderator comment: Yes, there are differences in potato varieties. Peeling the skin before cooking in liquid allows more potassium to leach out of the potato and into the liquid.

Sep. 23, 2012, 11:08 AM - Inappropriate review?
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
4

This sounds good! I love mashed potatoes but was not eating them because of the potassium. This will give me a new food to eat.

Sep. 20, 2012, 3:17 PM - Inappropriate review?
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nascar says:
5

Brand new at this stuff -- very helpful recipe! Thanks!

Oct. 29, 2011, 9:43 AM - Inappropriate review?
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Reynaeri says:
4

I'm trying this out next week for my husband! TY!

Aug. 05, 2010, 11:00 AM - Inappropriate review?
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5

I was a potato fanatic. This receipe is marvelous. I LOVE IT!

Jul. 10, 2010, 12:03 PM - Inappropriate review?
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
5

I was a potato fanatic. This receipe is marvelous. I LOVE IT!

Jul. 10, 2010, 12:03 PM - Inappropriate review?
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JeriW says:
5

Our family loves these potatoes. I also sprinkle some Mrs. Dash Garlic & Herb seasoning in.

Dec. 11, 2009, 6:06 PM - Inappropriate review?
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says:
3

Had this tonight.. they were good.

May. 13, 2009, 10:27 PM - Inappropriate review?
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rsweetfan says:
4

Love the Garlic taste to these Mashed Potatoes...Definately one of my Favorite Side Dishes.

Nov. 13, 2008, 11:58 AM - Inappropriate review?

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