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Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Shallots

Makes: 6 servings

Total Time: Approximately 45 minutes 


  • 1 pound yellow potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • ¾ cup low-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 cups shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil


  1. Heat oil over low-medium heat in a nonstick saucepan and add sliced shallots.
  2. Stir shallots frequently for about twenty minutes until tender and brown. Transfer shallots to a small bowl.
  3. In a large saucepan, add water and quartered potatoes. Bring water to boil and reduce heat to low and simmer, partially covered for about fifteen minutes.
  4. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot. Add milk, cinnamon and chili powder. Stir and mash until potatoes reach desired consistency.
  5. Top mashed potatoes with crispy shallots and serve.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 196 Calories, 4 grams Protein, 3 grams Fat (<1.0 gram Saturated Fat), 40 grams Carbohydrate, 4.8 grams Fiber, 3.8 grams Sugar, 600 mg Potassium, 25 mg Sodium



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