Creamed Potatoes with Peas and Basil

Preparation time: 5 min Servings: 4
Cooking time: 15 min


1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
2 tsp unsalted butter
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
1-1/2 lb potatoes, peeled and cut into .5 in. pieces
1/3 cup milk, hot
1 cup canned peas

Cooking Directions:

Place potatoes in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover pan and steam 10-12 minutes, or until tender. Without draining pan, transfer potatoes to a bowl and keep warm. Place peas in same steamer basket and return to same pan of boiling water. Steam 3-4 minutes, or until heated through. Combine remaining ingredients and salt and pepper to taste with potatoes. Mash with an electric mixer or with a potato masher until desired consistency is reached. Stir peas into potatoes and serve.

Nutritionist Recommended For:

Nutrition Facts

Calories 220
% Calories From Fat 13.5%
Total Fat 3.3g
Saturated Fats 1.9g
Mono-unsaturated Fats 0.7g
Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.3g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 47mg
Total Carbohydrates 42g
Dietary Fiber 5.8g
Sugar 6.7g
Protein 7.6g

More Information


Thiamin B1 0.21mg
Vitamin B12 0.093mcg
Vitamin K 20mcg
Vitamin A 1300IU
Niacin B3 2.4mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.64mg
Riboflavin B2 0.14mg
Vitamin C 40mg
Vitamin D 8.1IU
Vitamin B6 0.55mg
Vitamin E 0.11mg
Choline 36mg


Manganese 0.44mg
Magnesium 53mg
Calcium 100mg
Zinc 1mg
Phosphorus 190mg
Copper 0.26mg
Fluoride 0.066mcg
Selenium 2.1mcg
Sodium 47mg
Potassium 880mg
Iron 2mg

Popular Health Centers


Sign Up for Free Newsletters

View All Newsletters

Ask Your Doctor the RIGHT Questions!

Get FREE tools and tips to get
the most from your doctor visit.
Emailed right to you!

The Ask Your Doctor email series
may contain sponsored content.
18+, US residents only please.