Orange Scented Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

1 lrg sweet potato (with pale flesh)
1 medium boiling potato
2 tablespoons fat-free cream cheese
1 pch salt and pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/4 cup lowfat buttermilk plus more as needed
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

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Advance prep: Peel and cube the potatoes. Cook until fork tender. Drain. Add the fat-free cream cheese and stir well. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Cover and set aside, allowing the cheese to melt.
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Advance
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Prep: reduce the orange juice in a nonstick pan over medium-low heat to 2 tablespoons. Set aside to cool.
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Soften the onions in the oil over low heat. Add the potatoes and orange reduction. Mix well to incorporate the cheese. With a whisk or spatula, add the buttermilk and beat until the potatoes are light and fluffy. Stir in the parsley and serve.
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Description: "Orange flavored mashed potatoes with refreshing bites of parsley." Cuisine: "Caribbean"
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Serving Ideas : garlicky meat and poultry; steamed vegetables
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NOTES : The idea was inspired by mashed boniato served in Latino restaurants.
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The other is tested, to-die for, low-fat whipped potatoes, or so Bob said. I thought they turned out very well.

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Yield:

2.0 servings

Added:

December 10, 2009

Creator:

Anonymous

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