Cream Cheese and Chive Mashed Potatoes (Low-Fat)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

From Low-Fat Meals, this potato dish doesn't taste low-fat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium saucepan over high heat, boil potatoes in 2 inches of water about 12 minutes, or until tender; drain thoroughly.
  2. Shake potatoes in pan 1 to 2 minutes over low heat to dry thoroughly.
  3. Mash potatoes with electric mixer or potatoe masher. (Do not overbeat).
  4. Mix in cheese until melted.
  5. Mix in milk and chives.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Stir gently over low heat just until heated through.
Most Helpful

Yummy!!! You wouldn't know that these are low-fat!! I made this to serve one (with leftovers), using one very large potato and the rest as written. I chose to make them creamy/smooth using an electric mixer, so I added the chives at the very end. I love the flavor added by the chives and think I will add them to all mashed potatoes, so good!! Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe. Made for you win in the football pool, congrats!!!

diner524 January 23, 2014

Loved it! I used what we had on hand and it still turned out great - scallions instead of chives, chicken stock instead of milk. DELISH!

Hoyabeth November 28, 2012

This has become a favorite. I used regular cream cheese instead of low-fat and added garlic the last time. Came out great! Thanks!

Gowmbo July 23, 2011