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Moroccan Mashed Potatoes

Danielle Gaffen, MS, RDN, LD
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 16 servings
Calories 80 kcal


  • 4 large potatoes peeled for less fiber (calculated in nutrition analysis below), or unpeeled for more fiber
  • 1.5 Tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 1/2 Tbsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 dash nutmeg


  • Place potatoes in a large pot and fill with enough water to cover.
  • Bring to a boil and cook until tender/can be pierced with a fork (about 20 minutes).
  • Meanwhile, place 1/2 Tbsp oil in a skillet and heat over medium-high heat.
  • Stir in the onion and cook until translucent and lightly browned, about 6 minutes.
  • Drain water from potatoes and mash.
  • Stir in onion and continue mashing.
  • Mix in spices and add remaining 1 Tbsp oil.


Serving: 0.5cupCalories: 80kcalCarbohydrates: 15.6gProtein: 1.7gFat: 1.4gSaturated Fat: 0.2gSodium: 77mgPotassium: 259mgFiber: 1.5gSugar: 0.8gVitamin C: 5.8mgCalcium: 8.3mgIron: 0.4mg
Keyword anti-inflammatory diet-friendly