Make-Ahead Ranch Mashed Potatoes

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A great make-ahead mashed potato recipe for holiday or weeknight dinners! These potatoes taste freshly prepared, but without any fuss or extra dishes at serving time.
10 min
Prep Time
5:05
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

6 cups
water
2 pounds (4 cups)
peeled potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1 cup
milk
1/3 cup
sour cream
1 tablespoon
dry ranch salad dressing mix
1/8 teaspoon
salt
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter

Directions

  1. Combine water, potatoes and 1/2 teaspoon salt in 4-quart saucepan. Cook over high heat until water comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 10-12 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender. Drain.
  2. Mash potatoes with potato masher or electric mixer, gradually adding 2/3 cup milk. Stir in sour cream and dressing mix.
  3. Spread potatoes evenly into 1 1/2-quart casserole. Pour remaining milk over potatoes. Do not mix. Dot with butter. Cover; refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  4. Heat oven to 400°F.
  5. Bake uncovered 20 minutes; stir. Continue baking 20-30 minutes or until heated through.

Recipe Tips

For faster heating, place potatoes into casserole dish. Microwave, covered, stirring 2 or 3 times, 15-18 minutes or until heated through.

Variation: To prepare 12 servings, double all ingredients except use 1 1/4 cups milk. Cook potatoes as directed above. Mash potatoes with potato masher or electric mixer, gradually adding 1 cup milk. Stir in sour cream and dressing mix. Spread potatoes evenly in 3-quart casserole. Pour remaining milk over potatoes. Continue as directed above.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
200
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
30g
Protein
5g
Fat
7g
Sodium
270mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Easy and delicious!

Rating

Increasing the ranch dressing mix by another teaspoon worked well.

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