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mashed potatoes with vegetables

Recipe by
J. White Harris
Gallatin, TN

This is a delicious side dish to go with most any meal. If you have some leftover vegetable odds and ends you can mix them into the potato mixture like I did the corn and green beans.

yield 4 to 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mashed potatoes with vegetables

  • 1 lb
    potatoes, peeled, rough chopped
  • 12 oz
    sweet potatoes, peeled, rough chopped
  • 6 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 md
    carrots, rough chopped
  • 1 md
    yellow onion, peeled, rough chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic, peeled, rough chopped
  • 1 tsp
    dill weed
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream and more if needed
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp
    salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 stick
    butter, cut up
  • 1/4 c
    cooked corn
  • 1/4 c
    cooked green beans

How To Make mashed potatoes with vegetables

  • 1
    Put potatoes, sweet potatoes, and broth in a large pot. Bring to a boil for about 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Add the carrots, onion, and garlic to the pot and cook until all of the vegetables are tender, about 20 more minutes.
  • 3
    Drain the vegetables, reserving the broth. Add the dill, sour cream, cilantro, butter, salt and pepper. Use an electric mixer to mix and mash up these vegetables and condiments.
  • 4
    Add the corn, green beans, and chopped cilantro and fold into the potato mixture. Taste and adjust the seasonings if needed. Serve and enjoy.
  • 5
    You can use the cooking liquid to make a tasty gravy to use with the meal. This turned out good enough that everyone went back for seconds and all was eaten.