Confetti Mashed Potatoes Recipe
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Confetti Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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These mashed potatoes make a beautiful side dish for any meal. Onion, peppers and cheese add color and flavor to the potatoes. —LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 6 medium red potatoes, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 287 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 295mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add peppers and onion; cook 5 minutes longer or until potatoes and vegetables are tender. Drain; mash potato mixture with the cheese, butter, salt and pepper. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Confetti Mashed Potatoes in Simple & Delicious May/June 2008, p13

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 260124
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2017

"I was a little hesitant about this recipe when I saw that there was no milk to mash the potatoes with, but it was perfect. I love potatoes o'brien and this recipe tastes exactly like that."

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