Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe for Diabetes and Kidney Meal Plans

This garlic mashed potato recipe is very kidney friendly.
Ingredients for Garlic Mashed Potatoes

First, get a large cooking pot or pan of water.

2 cups baking potatoes

2 garlic cloves peeled

1/4 cup margarine or butter

1/4 cup half and half or liquid nondairy creamer

Peel and slice the potatoes into small pieces then add to a large pot of water. Let potatoes soak for at least 4 hours. Drain off water and repeat process. (This is called leaching, which removes some of the potassium)

Add new water. Boil potatoes and garlic over medium heat until soft.

Drain off cooking water.

Whip potatoes and garlic with beater, slowly adding margarine and creamer until whipped smooth.

Nutrition per serving 1/2 cup:

208 calories

2 grams protein

22 grams carbohydrate

12 grams fat

0 mg cholesterol

111 mg sodium

161 mg potassium

57 mg phosphorus

10 mg calcium

1.6 grams fiber