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Easy Mashed Potatoes

Easy Mashed Potatoes

This homestyle favorite is even creamier with the addition of sour cream.

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10 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
12 (3/4-cup)


10 cups (about 5 pounds) peeled russet potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces


2 teaspoons salt

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

3/4 cup sour cream

1/4 to 1/2 cup milk



Paprika, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    Place hot, cooked potatoes in bowl. Add all remaining ingredients. Mash with potato masher or beat with hand mixer until smooth.Salt and pepper to taste; sprinkle with paprika, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition (1 serving)

150 Calories
5 Fat (g)
14 Cholesterol (mg)
420 Sodium (mg)
24 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
3 Protein (g)
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