Purple Potato Mash

Excerpted from Around the World in 80 Purees: Easy Recipes for Global Baby Food by Leena Saini.

Purple Potato Mash
Servings: 8 Yield: 1 cup


  • 4 small purple potatoes, peeled and cut in half
  • 1 tablespoon minced cilantro
  • Butter to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Squeeze of lime juice, optional

Make It

1. MAKE: In a 2-quart saucepan, place potatoes and enough water to cover them. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, until fork-tender. Drain. Pass potatoes through a ricer or mash with a fork until smooth, adding water as necessary.

2. SERVE: Stir in cilantro, butter, and salt. Add lime juice (if using). Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 43, Fat, total (g): , sat. fat (g): , carb. (g): 10, fiber (g): 1, sugar (g): , pro. (g): 1, sodium (mg): 3, calcium (mg): 7, iron (mg): , Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.