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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 .

Reviews for Smashed Potatoes

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jwconrad 229812
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"Quick, easy and delicious!"

mombom 147023
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2013

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

wunsagin 93106
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

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

MrsKase 161662
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

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

hbaseley 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 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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