The Best Mashed Potatoes

The Best Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Eden Noelle Smith


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20 Min


5 lb
yukon gold potatoes
1/2 c
2 c
parmesan cheese
1 c
fresh chives, chopped
1 1/2 c
cream cheese
medium head garlic, peeled and minced
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make The Best Mashed Potatoes


  • 1Bring a pot of salter water to a boil. Add potatoes; cook until tender but still firm. Drain and return to stove over low heat to dry for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • 2Add butter, parmesan cheese, chives, cream cheese, garlic, salt and pepper. Use a potato masher to mash until smooth and serve.
  • 3Variations: Boil garlic cloves with the potatoes and add milk to add smoothness. If not a big garlic fan, use 1/3 of what is called for.

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About The Best Mashed Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy