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How To Make Creamy Homemade Mashed Potatoes

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This video will show you how to make creamy, fluffy homemade mashed potatoes. This basic mashed potatoes recipe is super easy and pairs well with gravy or just about any other dish you want to serve it with! Visit my blog for the printable recipe and for tips on making that perfect pot of creamy mashed potatoes every time!
Ingredients
  Russet potatoes 8 Medium, cleaned
  Chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs) (or more)
  Half and half/Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sour cream 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 8 Tablespoon (+ 4 teaspoons if adding after mashing.)
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Paprika To Taste (Optional)
  Garlic powder To Taste (Optional)
  Rosemary To Taste (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a pot put whole potatoes and pour the chicken broth to cover.
2. With a lid cover the pot and bring to a boil.
3. Cook the potatoes for about 30 minutes or until fork tender.
4. Drain the potatoes and set aside. Retain the broth if required.

MAKING
5. In a small saucepan, add half n half, butter and sour cream. Warm it a little, but do not boil.
6. While cream sauce is heating mash up the potatoes.
7. Add in the cream mixture a little at a time, stirring after each addition till combined.
8. If the potatoes are too thick then add more broth or half and half to adjust the consistency. At this point add the extra butter if using.
9. Season with paprika, garlic powder, rosemary, salt and pepper (Chives and parsley are good as well). Add little at a time and taste after each addition.

SERVING
10. In a serving plate, serve the mashed potatoes with a choice of main dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Mashing
Ingredient: 
Potato
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Mash potato is by far the most common side dish globally. This video shows how to prepare mash potato sour cream and butter, making it extra creamy. Also this mash potato is loaded with flavor as the optional seasoning makes it tastier and brings out a wonderful option for a regular side dish.

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Anonymous's picture
Wonderful. I served the dish as discribed for extra mashed potatoes as part of the main supper of turkey. Got rave reviews. Thanks for the help.