Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Cream Cheese

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Aug. 05, 2012

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.


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



1.Peel and dice the potatoes.


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.


6.Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 324Calories from Fat 177

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 430 mg17.92%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet