Mary's Healthier Potatoes

Mary's Healthier Potatoes

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"Tasty and healthwise! For a little extra cheese infusion, top the dish (before baking) with grated cheese!"


50 m servings 433 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 433 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 85g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 22.3 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 573 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place potatoes in a large pot. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Cook until tender, then drain. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, shred them.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x8 inch baking dish.
  3. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine potatoes, sour cream, cottage cheese, onion, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper. Transfer the mixture to the greased baking dish.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 minutes.
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  1. 15 Ratings


These were VERY good potatoes. But I used Light cottage cheese, Light sour cream, Reduced fat Parmesan cheese and cheddar cheese made from 2% milk.

I changed this recipe by using raw potatoes which I shredded in my food processor and rinsed with water through a colundar. Then I drained the potatoes and mixed with the sauce, and baked cover...

I am not going to rate recipe, just comment, because the problems I had may just be because I'm a relatively new cook... "Until tender" on potatoes did not work for me, I boiled for 25 minutes u...

This was REALLY good! The cottage cheese does something really wonderful to it!...Thanks, will definately make again..Very healthy too which as a heart patient, I try to look for.

Great recipe for a LAZY cook like me!! I also switched to a bag of frozen shredded hash browns, added about 1/2 c. of diced onions, and might have slightly cancelled out the non-fat cottage che...

I swear I did everything in the recipe to the T and this recipe did not turn out at all. We each took about one fork full. I don't understand it the review I read were not bad.

I came across this recipe during an ingredient search for cottage cheese. I was skeptical, but also had potatoes to use up, so gave it a try. YUM! I thought these potatoes were delicious. I ...

Having now tried Yukon Gold Mashed with Shallots recipe on this site, I apologize but have to jump ship. Changed my rating from 4 to 3 stars as for 1 extra gram of fat they are worlds better (a ...

I always have my eye out for low fat recipes, especially those which mimic my old faves. This one does it. For benefit of time we used frozen hash browns and it came out great.