Make-Ahead Holiday Mashed Potatoes

Make-Ahead Holiday Mashed Potatoes

Make ahead recipe! The sun-dried tomato butter which flavors these potatoes can be used for baked potatoes, pasta or breads too.

30 min.prep time 5:10total time
10 servings
252 Ratings

Ingredients

Sun-dried Tomato Butter

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 tablespoons finely chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onions
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon salt

Potatoes

8 cups (about 4 pounds) peeled potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 teaspoons salt
1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened, cut into chunks
3/4 cup milk
Paprika and chopped parsley, if desired

Directions

Combine all sun-dried tomato butter ingredients in small bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed.

Place potatoes in 4-quart saucepan . Cover potatoes with water; add 2 teaspoons salt. Bring to a boil over high  heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook potatoes 15-18 minutes or until fork tender. Drain.

Place potatoes in large bowl. Mash potatoes on low speed. Increase speed to medium. Beat, gradually adding cream cheese, 1/4 cup milk and sun-dried tomato butter until smooth. Place potatoes in 3-quart microwave-safe casserole. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

Just before heating, pour remaining 1/2 cup milk over potatoes. Cover; microwave 15-18 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until heated through. Let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle with paprika and chopped parsley.

Oven Directions: Heat oven to 325°F. Prepare potato mixture as directed. Just before heating, pour remaining 1/2 cup milk over potatoes. Cover; bake 30 minutes. Stir; continue baking 20-30 minutes or until heated through.

Recipe Tip

Sun-dried Tomato Butter can be made up to 5 days ahead. Let soften about 30 minutes at room temperature before using. This butter is delicious on bread or tossed with pasta, vegetables, etc.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 280

Fat: 13g

Cholesterol: 35mg

Sodium: 620mg

Carbohydrates: 38g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #10740©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Delicious and easy to prepare make ahead really makes a meal enjoyable.
I have been using this mashed potato recipe for years now and I love it. My whole family loves when I make mashed potatoes this way. I also love the way I can make it the night before which frees my up to to other things on Thanksgiving Day.

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