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Smashed Potatoes Recipe

Smashed Potatoes Recipe

"I wouldn't dream of making my favorite chicken recipe without making these potatoes, too," writes Jennifer Shaw of Dorchester, Massachusetts.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 7 to 8 medium red potatoes (about 2 pounds), quartered
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch ground nutmeg


  • 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. Drain.
  • 2. In a large bowl, mash potatoes with the sour cream, milk, butter, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 233 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 232mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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manchesterunited User ID: 6588428 255552
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2016

"Very good, even used skim milk and fat free sour cream and they were still delicious! Will make again !"

jwconrad User ID: 5493566 229812
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"quick, easy and delicious!"

mombom User ID: 3131641 147023
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2013

"quick and easy and go with just about anything!"

wunsagin User ID: 791731 93106
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"my go-to recipe when I want something just a little different."

MrsKase User ID: 3265136 161662
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"Tonight I used Plain Organic Yogurt instead of the sour cream and it was still very delicious."

hbaseley User ID: 3311639 93953
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"This recipe is great with lots of meats, but I really like it with Jennifer Shaw's Zippy Paprika chicken."

MrsKase User ID: 3265136 146645
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2010

"I've made this several times since recieving it in an issue, we just moved and I have yet to unpack my mags so I was happy to pull the recipe up on the laptop last night and made this to accompany Tuscan beef w/tomatoes, it was delicous, my 2 year old had 2 servings!"

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