Make-Ahead Holiday Mashed Potatoes

Make-Ahead Holiday Mashed Potatoes
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Make ahead recipe that's sure to be your new Christmas mashed potato recipe. The sun-dried tomato butter that flavors these potatoes can be used for pastas and breads too!
30 min
Prep Time
5:10
Total Time
10 servings

Ingredients

Sun-dried Tomato Butter

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 tablespoons
finely chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
1 tablespoon
thinly sliced green onions
1 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon
salt

Potatoes

4 pounds (8 cups)
potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 teaspoons
salt
3 ounces
cream cheese, softened, cut into chunks
3/4 cup
milk
 
Paprika, if desired
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired

Directions

  1. Combine all sun-dried tomato butter ingredients in bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed.
  2. Place potatoes, salt and enough water to cover potatoes into 4-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 15-18 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender. Drain.
  4. Place potatoes into bowl. Mash potatoes on low speed. Beat at medium speed, gradually adding cream cheese, 1/4 cup milk and sun-dried tomato butter until smooth. Place potatoes into 3-quart casserole. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  5. Pour remaining 1/2 cup milk over potatoes, just before heating. Cover; microwave 15-18 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until heated through. Let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle with paprika and chopped parsley, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Sun-dried Tomato Butter can be made up to 5 days ahead. Let soften about 30 minutes at room temperature before using. This butter is delicious on bread or tossed with pasta, vegetables, etc.

Oven Directions: Heat oven to 325°F. Prepare potato mixture as directed. Just before heating, pour remaining 1/2 cup milk over potatoes. Cover; bake 30 minutes. Stir; continue baking 20-30 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
280
Cholesterol
35mg
Carbohydrates
38g
Protein
5g
Fat
13g
Sodium
620mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Delicious and easy to prepare make ahead really makes a meal enjoyable.

Rating

I have been using this mashed potato recipe for years now and I love it. My whole family loves when I make mashed potatoes this way. I also love the way I can make it the night before which frees my up to to other things on Thanksgiving Day.

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