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Herbed Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Herbed Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Sandi Pichon of Slidell, Louisiana adds rosemary, garlic and lemon peel to this rich potato side dish, making it special enough for guests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 to 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • Paprika, optional


  • 1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender.
  • 2. Drain and mash potatoes; add the onion mixture, sour cream, dill, salt, rosemary, lemon peel and red pepper flakes if desired.
  • 3. Spoon into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with paprika if desired. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 160 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 145mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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1275 User ID: 6324211 38111
Reviewed May. 9, 2012

"Very yummy! I'll admit that I was a little wary about the flavor combinations, especially the lemon peel. However, these were great! I used dried spices instead of fresh and left out the red pepper flakes. The dish was flavorful and colorful and a nice change from traditional mashed potatoes. Also, I did not even have to bake this, I just mashed it and put it in a dish and served it."

juliesprincess User ID: 1363224 56002
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2010

"very good, nice and creamy."

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