Toasted Onion Mashed Potatoes

Toasted Onion Mashed Potatoes

Nothing beats the flavor and aroma of sautéed onions and butter -- these potatoes are a great side dish to a homestyle holiday dinner.

10 min. prep time
12 servings
252 Ratings


10 cups (about 5 pound) peeled potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 teaspoons salt
4 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
3 medium (3 cups) onions, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup sour cream


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

Melt 2 tablespoons butter until sizzling in 10-inch nonstick skillet; add onions. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 15-17 minutes or until onions are brown. Set aside.

Place hot, cooked potatoes into bowl. Add all remaining ingredients; mash with potato masher or beat with hand mixer until smooth.  Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 200

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 440mg

Carbohydrates: 31g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #8298B©1996Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

My little sister is an avowed onion hater, so I was naughty and didn't tell her that this had onions in it. She loved it, and the rest of the family did, too!
Delicious. Creamy. Not dry at all. Husband loved the onions which he could taste but not too much.

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