Skinny Yukon Gold Parmesan Mashed Potatoes Recipe: Save Those Calories for Dessert by 30Seconds Food

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Skinny Yukon Gold Parmesan Mashed Potatoes Recipe: Save Those Calories for Dessert

With very little butter, low-fat buttermilk and skim milk, this mashed potato recipe is a lot easier on the waistline than most. Serve this skinny mashed potato recipe on Thanksgiving, and save those calories for pumpkin pie, pecan pie or pecan pie cake.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 to 12 minutes
Total Time: 15 to 17 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8


  • 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 5 tablespoons grated Parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • chopped fresh herbs, for garnish (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Cook the potatoes in boiling water until tender, about 10 to 12 minutes.
  2. While the potatoes cook, warm the buttermilk and skim milk in a saucepan over low heat.
  3. Drain the potatoes. Pour in the warm milk and mash. Add the cheese and season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  4. Put the potatoes into a serving bowl and top with the butter and fresh herbs, if using.

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Great taste with fewer calories 🙌🏼
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
You have to have potatoes, but you also have to have dessert. What a great way to have your potatoes and eat your dessert, too!

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