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Golden Mashed Potatoes

 Golden Mashed Potatoes
Meet the Cook: When there's no gravy with the meat, this is great to serve in place of regularly mashed potatoes. I make it often to take to picnics and church socials. My husband even made it for his family's reunion one year when I couldn't go! We have a grown son, a 17-year-old son and a 12-year-old daughter. -Cindy Stith, Wickliffe, Kentucky
10-12 ServingsPrep: 40 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 9 large potatoes (about 4 pounds), peeled and cubed
  • 1 pound carrots, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 8 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a soup kettle or Dutch oven, cook the potatoes and carrots in
  • boiling salted water until tender; drain. Place in a bowl; mash and
  • set aside.
  • In a skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. Add to potato
  • mixture. Add sour cream, salt and pepper; mix until blended.
  • Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with
  • cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until
  • heated through. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 370 calories, 13 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 456 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 9 g protein.