Tahini-Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Tahini-Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Serves 6

These potatoes are rich and creamy without the addition of dairy ingredients. The flavor is classic enough to serve alongside any holiday roast, or increase the tahini by a tablespoon or two and pair them with Middle Eastern dishes in place of rice or couscous.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1½-inch chunks
  • 7 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 cup plain unsweetened soymilk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
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Method: 

Place potatoes and garlic in a large saucepan, cover with cold water by 1 inch and bring to a boil. Lower heat, partially cover pan, and simmer until potatoes are very tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain, return potatoes and garlic to pan and add tahini. Mash with a potato masher or large fork until very smooth. Place over low heat and stir in soymilk, lemon juice and salt; add a little more soymilk if potatoes are too thick. Spoon into a bowl and garnish with sesame seeds.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:210 calories (60 from fat), 6g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 130mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 0g sugar), 7g protein
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