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creamy mashed potatoes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

Mashed potatoes is one of the best sides to go along your turkey . Don't forget the sweet potatoes.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy mashed potatoes

  • 5 lb
    russet or baking potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder with parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    sour crean
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt ( optional )

How To Make creamy mashed potatoes

  • 1
    Peel and quarter potatoes. Place in a kettle of water large enough to cover them and refrigerate. changing the water in the morning.
  • 2
    1 Hour before dinner, fill a heavy 4 quart pot 2/3 full of water and bring to a rolling boil ( this will take 10 to 15 minutes ).
  • 3
    Add the potatoes and bring back to a slow boil over medium high heat. Once the potatoes are boiling the will be done in 15 to 18 minutes.
  • 4
    Drain the potatoes ( reserve the water for the gravy ) and return to the pot.
  • 5
    Cover and return to the stove with heat off for a few minutes so the potatoes will dry.
  • 6
    Add garlic, pepper, sour cream milk and salt then mash with a hand masher or beat with a hand mixer
  • 7
    Cover the potatoes tightly and leave on the back burner of the stove until ready to serve.