Creamy Oikos Mashed Potatoes

Greek nonfat yogurt steps in for sour cream and adds a creamy, tangy taste to this winter favorite side dish.

  • 15 Minutes
  • 20 minutes
  • 10 servings
Creamy Oikos Mashed Potatoes
  • 3 lbs. Yukon Gold or russet-style potatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth, heated
  • 1 1/3 cups Dannon® Oikos® Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped chives
  1. Peel potatoes and cut into 2-inch cubes. Place potatoes in a heavy saucepan (equipped with a tight fitting lid). Add about 2 inches of cold water and sprinkle with kosher salt and pepper.
  2. Cover the saucepan and place over high heat. When you see steam escaping from the lid (no peeking!) immediately reduce flame to low and cook the potatoes about 20-22 minutes or until fork tender.
  3. Drain any excess water from the potatoes and place back on heat to dry (30 seconds). Using a potato masher or ricer; mash potatoes until smooth. Add chicken broth and yogurt and continue to mash. Season potatoes, add chives and serve with roasted meats or chicken. Potatoes can be kept warm in a very low oven (275 degrees F) or dotted with butter and reheated in a 350 degree F oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Variations: Add the following in step 3.
  • • Roasted Garlic: Place 15-16 cloves in an oven to table dish drizzle with olive oil and add 1/2 cup water. Roast in a 350 degree F oven for 30-35 minutes adding water if needed until garlic is very tender.
  • • Wasabi: Add 1 Tbsp. Wasabi paste to potatoes
  • • Horseradish: Add 2 Tbsp. prepared horseradish to potatoes.
  • • Parmesan Peppercorn: Add 1/2 cup grated Parmesan and 2 tsp. cracked black pepper to potatoes.
  • • Pesto: Add 2 Tbsp. prepared pesto and1/2 cup grated Parmesan to potatoes.