Chèvre-scallion mashed potatoes

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PREP TIME

30 min

Makes

8 generous servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 25 minutes, Microwaving Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 10 potatoes
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 6 scallions , or green onions
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 125 g creamy goat cheese , about 1/2 cup

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Peel potatoes and slice in half. Add potatoes and salt to boiling water. Partially cover and boil gently until very tender, about 25 minutes. Meanwhile, thinly slice scallions.
  • Drain tender potatoes and turn into a large bowl. Using a potato masher, immediately mash potatoes until no lumps remain.
  • Heat butter and milk in a measuring cup in microwave on high for 45 seconds or until warm. Drizzle over potatoes. Add sour cream. Crumble chèvre over top. Stir with a wooden spoon or use an electric mixer on low to evenly distribute. Stir in scallions. Serve right away or heap in a warm serving dish and cover with foil to keep warm.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 258,
  • Protein
  • 5.8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.7 g,
  • Fat
  • 11.2 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2.6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 304 mg.

Distinctive goat cheese gives sophisticated richness and creaminess to this ultimate comfort food.