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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!
  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)

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.

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.

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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2050 Calories from Fat 1039

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 118 g182%

Saturated Fat 74 g370.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 318.4 mg106.1%

Sodium 2276.3 mg94.8%

Total Carbohydrates 225 g75%

Dietary Fiber 16 g64%

Sugars 12.2 g

Protein 34 g68.2%

Vitamin A 83.4% Vitamin C 116.6%

Calcium 34.9% Iron 59.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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How To Make Creamy Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe Video