Mashed Potatoes With Peas and Scallions

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 288 calories
    • Fat 17 g
    • Sat Fat 11 g
    • Cholesterol 50 mg
    • Sodium 420 mg
    • Protein 6 g
    • Carbohydrate 29 g
    • Sugar 4 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 48 mg
  • October 2011

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 1/2pounds red new potatoes (about 25; peeled if desired), cut into 2-inch chunks
  2. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  3. Check 1 10-ounce package frozen peas
  4. Check 1cup sour cream
  5. Check 8tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut up
  6. Check 2 scallions, sliced

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes in a large pot and add 2 teaspoons salt and enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are very tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Add the peas, cook for 30 seconds more, then drain and return the potatoes and peas to the pot.
  2. Add the sour cream, butter, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to the potatoes and mash to the desired consistency. Fold in the scallions.