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Do you love mashed potatoes but dread the points / calories / carbs? Here is a great recipe for healthy mashed potatoes. These chunky mashed potatoes are delicious and they have just a few Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points per serving!
Chunky Mashed Potatoes | Weight Watchers Freestyle Recipe
The holidays are upon us! There is no hiding from them now. It’s my goal to share with you enough recipes so that you can have an entire holiday feast without totally derailing your progress with Weight Watchers!
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Thanks to the Freestyle program we all have a lot more freedom but we also have to keep track of those points (I know, they can add up quickly). So let’s take a look at these delicious mashed potatoes so your Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years dinners don’t have to go without a traditional staple.
Weight Watchers Freestyle Smart Points for Chunky Mashed Potatoes:
This delicious and healthy Weight Watchers Freestyle recipe has just 3 Smart Points per serving. Most of those are coming from the potatoes and the butter which is to be expected. If you decide to change or alter this recipe make sure to recalculate the points for yourself.
I calculate all of the recipes here at Midlife Healthy Living on the Weight Watchers website using their recipe builder. It then divides all the great ingredients by the number of servings and presto-changeo we have the Freestyle Smart Points!
How do I make these healthy mashed potatoes?
It’s so easy! You’ll love this. In just two or three simple steps you have these chunky mashed potatoes ready for the table.
First you need to put all the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to medium and simmer for about 15 minutes. Make sure the potatoes are tender, add more time if necessary.
Next we drain off the water and put all the potatoes back into the saucepan. Add in the buttermilk and butter. Coarsely mash the potatoes and then top with chopped chives, salt, and pepper.
This recipe will serve about 8 people in 1/2 cup serving sizes!
Printable Chunky Mashed Potatoes Recipe:
- 1 1/2 Pounds Youkon Gold Potatoes
- 3/4 Cup Low-Fat Buttermilk
- 2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter, Warmed
- 1 Tsp Salt
- 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper, Fresh Ground
- 1/4 Cup Chives, Chopped
- Bring potatoes to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer on medium for 15 minutes or until tender.
- Coarsely mash potatoes with buttermilk and butter. Add in chopped chives, salt, and pepper.
3 Freestyle Smart Points per serving (1/2 Cup)
Amount Per Serving Calories 84Saturated Fat 1gCholesterol 8mgSodium 323mgCarbohydrates 11gFiber 2gSugar 1gProtein 3g
Other Weight Watchers Freestyle holiday recipes:
Here are some other great holiday recipes to try!
- Weight Watchers Cranberry Sauce
- How To Thaw A Turkey
- Weight Watchers Sausage Stuffing Recipe
- Weight Watchers Candied Sweet Potatoes in the Instant Pot
- Weight Watchers Freestyle Apple Pie