Cheesy Broccoli-Potato Mash

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Moderate
Yields: 6 servings

Mashing broccoli with cheese and potatoes might be just the ticket to get your kids to eat their veggies.


  • 1 lb russet potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 3/4 lb broccoli crowns, chopped (about 4 cups)
  • 3/4 cup shredded Fontina cheese
  • 1/2 cup nonfat milk, heated
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste


1) Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large pot. Place potatoes in a steamer basket and steam for 10 minutes.

2) Place broccoli on top, cover and steam until the potatoes and broccoli are tender, 6 to 8 minutes more.

3) Transfer the broccoli to a large bowl and coarsely mash with a potato masher.

4) Add the potatoes, cheese, milk, salt and pepper and continue mashing to desired consistency. Serve immediately.


Calories: 135

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 16mg

Sodium: 329mg

Vitamin C: 100% dv

Carbohydrates: 17g

Fiber: 2g

Protein: 7g

Potassium: 201mg

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