Roast Beef and Mashed Potatoes
Garlic Mashed Potatoes:
1 1/3 pounds potatoes (about 4 medium)
1 cup low fat milk
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 garlic cloves, minced
salt and pepper, to taste
Roast Beef and Gravy:
10 1/4 ounces beef gravy
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/8 teaspoon pepper
12 ounces sliced deli roast beef
Pierce potatoes with tines of fork; microwave on HIGH 13 minutes until potatoes are fork-tender. Halve lengthwise; scoop pulp into medium microwave-safe bowl. Mash potatoes with potato masher or beat with electric hand mixer; reserve.
Place milk, butter and garlic in small microwave safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes; thoroughly mix into potato pulp. Mix in additional milk, if necessary, to reach desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper. Microwave on HIGH 1 to 2 minutes until hot.
Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan combine gravy, thyme and pepper; bring to simmer over medium heat. Add beef slices; heat through . Serve beef and gravy with mashed potatoes.