Quick and Healthy Caramelized Onion and Gruyere Mashed Potatoes

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  • Potato Type: Russet
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  • Yield: 4
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1 1/4 lbs. Russet potatoes*

1 medium chopped onion

1 1/2 tablespoons healthy butter spread

3/4 cup shredded Gruyere cheese

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1/4 teaspoon dried dill

1/2 cup each: nonfat plain yogurt and fat-free milk

1/4 teaspoon sea salt (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic or seasoned salt)

Freshly ground pepper to taste


Place whole potatoes (do not poke) into microwave-safe dish. Cover dish. (If covering dish with plastic wrap, poke small hole in plastic.) Microwave on HIGH for 10 to 12 minutes depending on strength of microwave. While potatoes are cooking, sauté the onion in the buttery spread for 15 minutes over medium heat, stirring frequently.  Use oven mitts to remove dish from microwave; carefully remove cover and mash well. Stir in Gruyere cheese, Dijon mustard, dried dill, yogurt, milk and seasonings. Cook for a minute or 2 more to heat if necessary.

Calories: 280 Fat: 10g Cholesterol:


mg Sodium: 310mg Vitamin C: 0.6% Fiber: 3g Protein: 12g Potassium: 749mg

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