Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

(Makes 6 servings)

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes:
4 large cloves garlic in skins
2 large baking potatoes, 1 1/2 pounds (720 g) , peeled and cut into quarters
1 teaspoon (5 ml) margarine
1/4 cup (60 ml) skim milk, heated

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C), Gas Mark 6.
  2. Place the garlic in a single layer on aluminum foil and close securely. Bake in oven for 40 minutes until soft.
  3. While the garlic is roasting, boil the potatoes until knife tender. Remove from water and place in a bowl with the margarine. Mash completely.
  4. Squeeze the garlic pulp from each roasted clove into the potatoes. Add the milk and combine well. Spinkle with pepper to taste.

Per 1/2 cup (130 g) potato serving: 102 calories (7% calories from fat), 3 g protein, 1 g total fat (0.1 g saturated fat), 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 20 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges: 1 1/2 carbohydrate (bread/starch)

To Plank the Meatloaf and Potatoes:

Form the potatoes into 1/3 cup rounds on the rim of an oven-proof platter. Sprinkle with paprika, Place the meatloaf in the middle and broil 6 inches from the heat until reheated and the potatoes are slightly browned. If desired, use a platter large enough to also hold the asparagus, decoratively.