Southwest Mashed Potatoes

Southwest Mashed Potatoes

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Kristin Licavoli 1

"I was experimenting with a side dish that would compliment chipotle lime chicken, and this is what I came up with. Baby red potatoes are cooked with the skins on, mashed, and peppers and onions are sauteed and added to mashed potatoes. Enjoy!"
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40 m servings 297 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 297 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.9g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 80 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 15 to 17 minutes; drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion, red bell pepper, and orange bell pepper in the hot oil until tender, about 7 minutes. Season with 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1/4 teaspoon chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon garlic pepper, salt, and black pepper; stir to coat.
  3. Mash potatoes, butter, and half-and-half together with a potato masher in a bowl until smooth; season with 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1/4 teaspoon garlic pepper, 1/4 teaspoon chili powder, and salt. Fold onion-pepper mixture into potatoes.



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