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Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Cream Cheese

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Mashed Potatoes, this is how we do it. Here's a great mashed potato recipe that will have your guest's mouth's watering and wanting to go back for seconds. We take mashed potatoes to the max by adding cream cheese, butter and half and half. Who said mashed potatoes needed to be healthy? These are extra indulgent.
Ingredients
  Yukon gold potatoes, 2 1⁄2 Pound, peeled, diced into 2 inch pieces
  Cream cheese 6 Ounce, softened
  Butter 4 Tablespoon, softened
  Half and half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), warmed
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Peel and dice the potatoes.

MAKING
2.Put the potatoes into a saucepan and add water till the potatoes are covered.
3.Bring this to a boil,turn down the flame to low and simmer, covered, for about 15-20 minutes or until fork tender. Drain thoroughly.
4.Put the potatoes through a potato ricer and collect it into a large bowl.
5.Add rest of the ingredients and stir until thoroughly blended.

SERVING
6.Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Cheesy
Method: 
Mashing
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving, Christmas
Ingredient: 
Potato
Restriction: 
Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 324 Calories from Fat 177

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31%

Saturated Fat 12.1 g60.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.1 mg20%

Sodium 430.7 mg17.9%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.5%

Sugars 4.8 g

Protein 8 g15%

Vitamin A 13.6% Vitamin C 0.3%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 0.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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