Yummy Pesto Mashed Potatoes29 Reviews
- Prep: 5 min
- Cook: 25 min
- Ready In: 30 min
“Simply by adding pesto to boiled potatoes then mashing, adds a delicious alternative with a hint of colour to the usual mash - and guess what - the kids just love it too! Try using different kinds of pesto. You could also add some sun-dried tomatoes and top with a little grated cheese and black pepper.” - by Denise's Simple Yummies
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- Place the potatoes into a saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook until tender; about 10 minutes. Drain, and mash with butter and milk to your desired consistency. Mix in pesto, and serve.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 216 cal
- 5.1 g
- 38.2 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (29)Rate This Recipe
"These were good mashed potatoes; I did have to up the amount of milk some, and then ended up putting in some sour cream too. Served them with Beef, Burgundy Style, Buttery Cooked Carrots, & Zesty Mari..." See morenated Asparagus, all from this website and it was a very nice combination. Thank you!"
"This was another great way to use up our large basil plants. I used olive oil instead of butter and doubled the pesto. I used the 'Simple Garlic and Basil Pesto'recipe from this website. I found they ..." See moreneeded a little extra salt (though this may have been due to not using butter). Thanks!"
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