Homestyle Mashed Potatoes
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Homestyle Mashed Potatoes

Creamy mashed potatoes made with cream cheese, half & half and green onions turn ordinary mashed potatoes into extra special mashed potatoes.

9
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
50 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

2 pounds potatoes, peeled, cut into 2-inch pieces

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/8 cup finely chopped green onions

3 ounces cream cheese, softened

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place potatoes in 4-quart saucepan; add 1 teaspoon salt and enough water to cover. Bring to boil; continue cooking over medium heat 15-20 minutes or until fork tender; drain.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine cooked potatoes and all remaining ingredients in bowl. Mash with potato masher until well mixed.

Tip #1

Swap out Land O Lakes® Half & Half for Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream for extra creamy mashed potatoes.

Tip #2

This recipe can be easily doubled to serve a crowd.

Tip #3

To make ahead, pour mashed potatoes into 1 1/2-quart ungreased casserole dish. Cover; refrigerate. To reheat in oven, place 1 tablespoon butter, cut into small cubes over potatoes, if desired. Cover with aluminum foil; bake in 350°F. oven 30 minutes or until heated through. To reheat in microwave, cover with vented plastic food wrap. Microwave 5 minutes; stir. Continue microwaving 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Top with an additional 1 tablespoon butter, cut into small cubes, if desired.

Nutrition

190Calories
10Fat (mg)
30Cholesterol (mg)
260Sodium (mg)
22Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  November 18, 2011

I also use some garlic and a touch of.. believe it or not.. nutmeg.. FABULOUS !!!! I get raves every time and am always asked for the recipe.. I don't always use cream cheese...

— says Kim J.
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  November 13, 2011

I have made this recipe many times. When the family is invited for dinner and they know they are getting mashed potatoes the hue and cry is: "Are you making the special mashed potatoes?"

— says Bonnie
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