Savory Onion Mashed Potatoes

Savory Onion Mashed Potatoes

Homemade mashed potatoes…light, fluffy and loaded with flavor.

15 min. prep time
12 servings
252 Ratings


5 medium (10 cups) potatoes, each cut into eighths
6 cups cold water
2 teaspoons salt
2 large (3 cups) onions, finely chopped
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
3/4 cup light sour cream
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Place potatoes in 4-quart saucepan. Add water and salt. Cover; bring to a boil over high heat (7 to 10 minutes.) Reduce heat to medium. Cook 15-18 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender. Drain. Keep warm.

Combine onions and 1 cup broth in 10-inch nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 15-18 minutes or until onions are softened and broth is absorbed.

Increase heat to medium-high. 

Add 2 tablespoons butter with canola oil. Cook 6-8 minutes or until onions are browned.

Place hot potatoes into bowl; mash slightly with fork. Beat at medium speed, adding remaining butter with canola oil, 1 tablespoon at a time, and mixing well after each addition. Add cooked onions, remaining broth, light sour cream and pepper. Continue beating until well mixed. Do not overbeat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 120

Fat: 4.5g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 730mg

Carbohydrates: 19g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #12488©2002Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Made this for the family and they loved it! my son says they were amazing! Def. will make this again
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