Mashed Potato, Cheese, and Chive Gratin

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


This is a family favorite. It's simple and can be made ahead. I like to add a lot of pepper and sometimes roasted garlic. From Bon Appetit.


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3 1/2 lb
russet potatoes
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 c
sour cream
1/2 c
whole milk
1 Tbsp
butter, chilled
3/4 c
fresh chives, chopped (about 3 bunches)
1 Tbsp
chilled butter, cut into small pieces

How to Make Mashed Potato, Cheese, and Chive Gratin


  • 1Butter 6- to 8-cup ovenproof dish. Cook potatoes in large pot of boiling salted water until tender, about 12 minutes. Drain potatoes; return to same pot. Add cream cheese and mash well. Mix in sour cream and milk, then chives. Season potatoes with salt and pepper. Spoon potatoes into prepared dish; dot with chilled butter. (Can be made 2 hours ahead; let stand at room temperature.)
  • 2Preheat oven to 375°F. Bake potatoes until heated through and beginning to brown on top, about 30 minutes.

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About Mashed Potato, Cheese, and Chive Gratin

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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