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Confetti Mashed Potatoes

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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Side Dish
Servings 6
Calories 273 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/2 lbs potatoes cut into chunks
  • 1 cup Red pepper finely chopped, 1pepper
  • 1 cup Half-and-half
  • 2 tbsp Chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 tbls Butter
  • 1/2 cup Scallions chopped 2 scallions
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • Additional butter optional

Instructions
 

  • In large pot, combine potatoes with enough salted water to cover. Over high heat, bring to boil; cook until potatoes are tender, 15-20 minutes. Drain and return to pot.
  • Meanwhile, in large nonstick skillet, melt 1 T. butter over medium heat. Add chopped pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until almost tender, about 8 minutes. Add scallions; cook, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes. Remove skillet from heat; reserve mixture.
  • In microwave-safe measuring cup, combine half-and-half and remaining 3 T. butter; on high, microwave mixture in 15-second intervals until hot and butter is melted, about 1 minute. Stir hot half-and-half mixture, salt and pepper into potatoes; mash.
  • Stir in chopped parsley and pepper and scallion mixture. If desired, serve topped with additional butter.

Nutrition

Calories: 273kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 5gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 483mgPotassium: 904mgFiber: 5gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1158IUVitamin C: 69mgCalcium: 70mgIron: 2mg
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