Xtreme Green Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

Mashing broccoli with cheese and potatoes might just be the ticket to getting your kids to eat their veggies. From Eating Well Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring one inch of water to a boil in a large pot. Place potatoes in a steamer basket and steam for 10 minutes. Place broccoli on top, cover and steam until the potatoes and broccoli are tender, 6 to 8 minutes more.
  2. Transfer the broccoli to a large bowl and coarsely mash with a potato masher. Add the potatoes, cheese, milk, salt and pepper and continue mashing to desired consistency.
  3. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

I scaled this back to serve two and we just loved this dish. Interestingly low-fat milk (or cream) seems not to compromise flavour in any way, whereas low-fat cheese (in my opinion) is tasteless. So I was really glad that this recipe used regular cheese! I added a generous pinch of cumin in step two and some garlic salt. Fabulously flavoursome: thanks for sharing this recipe, ~Jen~. Made for Healthy Choices Tag.

bluemoon downunder November 15, 2008

I cut this recipe in half for just 2 of us! Also did not peel the potatoes since I like eating the skin! Instead, I steamed both veggies & then diced the potato & broccoli before mashing! The cheese & broccoli gave the potatoes a great flavor! A keeper of a recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed in Healthy Choices ABC cooking game]

Sydney Mike September 08, 2008

Yay, finally a way to sneak some broccoli into toddler DD, she ate these all up with no questions, I used tasty cheese and a small smidge of butter too.

**Mandy** July 15, 2008

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