Low Fat Tofu-Garlic Mashed Potatoes


We couldn’t identify the source of this simply inexpensive and low fat tofu-garlic mashed potatoes recipe.  The creator advises not to overwork the mashed potatoes, as they may turn gluey.

Special Diet Notes: Low Fat Tofu-Garlic Mashed Potatoes

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, vegan, plant-based, and vegetarian.

Low Fat Tofu-Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • 6 medium cloves garlic, peeled
  • ¾ cup vegetable broth
  • ½ cup low-fat firm silken tofu
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1½ lbs. potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • pinch of ground nutmeg
  1. In small saucepan, combine garlic and broth and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until garlic is very tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Transfer broth to blender or food processor. Add tofu and oil and process until mixture is smooth and creamy. Set aside, and cover to keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile, in large saucepan, combine potatoes with enough cold water to cover. Add 1 tsp. salt and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook until potatoes are tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Reserving ½ cup of potato cooking water, drain potatoes well.
  5. In large bowl, mash potatoes; gently stir in warm tofu mixture and enough reserved potato water to make smooth puree. Season with remaining ½ tsp. salt, pepper and nutmeg and serve.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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