Homestyle Mashed Potatoes
Creamy mashed potatoes made with cream cheese, half & half and green onions turn ordinary mashed potatoes into extra special mashed potatoes.
20 min.prep time
50 min.total time
2 pounds potatoes, peeled, cut into 2-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sour cream
1/8 cup finely chopped green onions
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
Place potatoes in 4-quart saucepan; add 1 teaspoon salt and enough water to cover. Bring to boil; continue cooking over medium heat 15-20 minutes or until fork tender; drain.
Combine cooked potatoes and all remaining ingredients in large bowl. Mash with potato masher until well mixed.
- This recipe can be easily doubled to serve a crowd.
- To make ahead, pour mashed potatoes into 1 1/2-quart ungreased casserole dish. Cover; refrigerate. To reheat in oven, place 1 tablespoon butter, cut into small cubes over potatoes, if desired. Cover with aluminum foil; bake in 350°F. oven 30 minutes or until heated through. To reheat in microwave, cover with vented plastic food wrap. Microwave 5 minutes; stir. Continue microwaving 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Top with an additional 1 tablespoon butter, cut into small cubes, if desired.