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Mashed Potatoes with Corn and Cheese

The cheese and corn add a boost of flavor to mashed potatoes. For more convenience, purchase refrigerated mashed potatoes. Heat according to package directions; then add corn and cheese.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons whole milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed and warmed
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • Place potatoes and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 12-14 minutes or until tender; drain.
  • Place potatoes in a bowl; mash with milk, butter, salt and pepper. Stir in corn and cheese.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 270 calories, 14g fat (10g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 436mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.

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  • lmmanda
    Apr 8, 2014

    We really liked this, but my kids have always mixed their mashed potatoes and corn together anyway so this was a no brainer for us.