Warm, creamy mashed potatoes are a staple at any holiday table, but they don’t always make for the healthiest dish. Since my family loves potatoes as much as the next, there’s no chance we’re leaving out this recipe at our holiday celebrations! My Skinny Rosemary Garlic Mashed Potatoes will let you bring a family favorite to your feast, without overdoing it! Using reduced-fat sour cream, low sodium stock and skim milk, keep calories low without missing out on any of the great flavors in this classic side dish. These Skinny Swaps will make any holiday dinner feel more robust while serving up less than 200 calories per serving.

Skinny Rosemary Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Serving size: 1 cup


  • 5-6 small russet potatoes
  • 14.5 oz can reduced-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • ½ cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • ½ Tbsp rosemary garlic seasoning (or ½ Tbsp rosemary and ½ Tbsp garlic seasoning)


  1. Wash and peel potatoes.
  2. Cut into quarter size pieces.
  3. In a large pot, over high heat, add potatoes, minced garlic and chicken stock.
  4. Cook for 10-15 minutes until potatoes have softened.
  5. Drain potatoes and return to pot or large bowl, and mash the potatoes.
  6. Add reduced-fat sour cream, skim milk, salt, pepper and rosemary garlic seasoning to the mashed potatoes.
  7. Using a stand up or hand held mixer, mix together all ingredients.
  8. Adjust salt and seasoning as desired.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving (1 cup):

Calories: 178

Fat: 2g

Carbohydrates: 35g

Fiber: 2g

Protein: 6g

Sugars: 4g

Sodium: 287mg

Vitamin A: 3%

Vitamin C: 33%

Calcium: 4%

Iron: 3%

WWP+: 5 points