Wasabi Mashed Potatoes

Sam Zien, host of Discovery Health's Just Cook This! with Sam the Cooking Guy, has a spicy twist to get your old mashed potato recipe out of its rut.

Serves: 6
Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes


  • 2 lb Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1/3 cup low-fat sour cream
  • Up to 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/2 to 1 tbsp wasabi paste
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Place potatoes in a small pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender; drain.
  2. Add sour cream, milk (adding enough to make it as thick as you like) and wasabi paste to potatoes; mash well.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and keep warm until serving.

Nutrients per serving: Calories: 170, Total Fat: 2 g, Sat. Fat: 1 g, Carbs: 32 g, Fiber: 2 g, Sugars: 2 g, Protein: 5 g, Sodium: 170 mg, Cholesterol: 10 mg

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