Monday, November 7, 2011

Cowboy Mashed Potatoes





Mashed potatoes.  One of my favorite comfort foods. 




My version has the nummy butter and cheese that you love, then also piled with extra veggies to make it even more delicious and healthy. 


Cowboy Mashed Potatoes
Adapted from Lynn's Kitchen Adventures

2 lbs. potatoes
1 fresh jalapeno pepper, sliced
12 oz. baby carrots
1 tbsp. garlic
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
2 tbsp. butter
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper to taste

Place potatoes, jalapeno, carrots in a large pot, cover with water and bring to a boil over high heat.  Cook 20 - 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain water from pot. Add garlic, corn and butter.  Mash the mixture with a potato masher until butter is melted and potatoes have reached desired consistency.  Mix in cheese, salt and pepper.

Total calories = 2214 calories
6 servings = 369 calories





Calories calculated from calorieking.com. Some numbers are approximate and rounded.

21 comments:

  1. Yum! I love the addition of the vegetables, especially the jalepenos! Looks great!

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  2. What a great idea! I think a lot of people mix their veggies into their mashed potatoes anyway. My husband would love these.

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  3. loved the addtion of veggies...looks yummy

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  4. Oh mercy! LOVE the addition of carrots in yours! They look fantastic!

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  5. Your potatoes look great!! Hope you stop by and check out my Mashed Potato Recipe, #30!

    http://kaylasmalltownlife.blogspot.com/2011/11/cheddar-jalapeno-mashed-potatoes-crazy.html

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  6. This looks wonderful. Isn't that funny, I made a mashed potato from Lynn's blog also! I made the Mashed Potato Casserole. Small world!

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  7. Very colorful and delicious looking.

    If you haven't already I'd love for you to check out my Crazy Cooking Challenge entry Aloo Tikki

    Lisa~~
    Cook Lisa Cook

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  8. These look so delicious! WOW! I love the vibrant color!

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  9. I saw these online somewhere else the other day and fell in love with them! yum! Great Choice for THE CRAZY COOKING CHALLENGE!!

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  10. These look fabulous! I love the combination of ingredients!

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  11. wow, all these tater recipse have my head spinnning!

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  12. This could be called Colorful Mashed Potatoes. The color makes it even more appealing.

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  13. Hi Debbi,
    Great recipe for the Crazy Cooking Challenge, it looks delicious! Hope you are having a great day.
    Miz Helen
    #8

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  14. I love the addition of veggies. I might try it without the jalapeno.

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  15. Mmmm delicious! I bet these would be great on Shepherd's Pie!

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  16. Hi Debbi - Very interesting recipe - I love all the ingredients, and the fact that you included the calorie stats.


    http://butteryum.blogspot.com/2011/11/mozzarella-and-mashed-potato-balls.html

    :)
    ButterYum

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  17. These look like a winner! Great color and sounds really tasty!
    Glad to be following you also now...

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  18. This looks great, I love the addition of corn and that you have gone to the trouble of adding the nutritional info

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  19. This is one of the recipes that I considered for the challenge. I love having several veggies in one side dish, and this one covers all the basis. Thanks for the nutritional info. Thanks for sharing.

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