Easy Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes
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Easy Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Prepare the potatoes one day ahead of time to ease meal preparation.

10
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
05 hrs 40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Potatoes

8 cups (about 4 pounds) peeled potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces

2 teaspoons salt

3/4 cup milk

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

3 ounces cream cheese, softened, cut into chunks

Salt

Pepper

Garnish

Paprika, if desired

Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place potatoes in 4-quart saucepan. Cover 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.

  2. STEP 2

    Place hot, cooked potatoes in bowl. Add all remaining ingredients; mash with potato masher or beat with hand mixer until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Place potatoes in 3-quart casserole. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 325°F.

  4. STEP 4

    Pour remaining 1/2 cup milk over potatoes. Cover; bake 30 minutes. Stir. Cover; continue baking 30-40 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with paprika and chopped parsley, if desired.

Nutrition

260Calories
12Fat (mg)
35Cholesterol (mg)
580Sodium (mg)
33Carbohydrates (g)
3Dietary Fiber
4Protein (g)

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  December 21, 2010

I first used this recipe a few years back for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it. I know make it a staple side dish for my special meals. Kids and adults alike love it!

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