Sour Cream 'n' Chive Potatoes Recipe
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Sour Cream 'n' Chive Potatoes Recipe

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These rich, creamy mashed potatoes are special enough for company, but my family won't wait for that. So I make them for everyday meals as well. The snipped chives add a nice touch of green to a springtime meal. -Vikki Rebholz, West Chester, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 10-12 servings


  • 5-1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 201 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 648mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Place potatoes in a Dutch oven; cover with water. Add 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 20-25 minutes or until potatoes are very tender. Drain well.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the potatoes, sour cream, milk and butter. Add the chives, pepper and remaining salt; mix well. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Sour Cream 'n' Chive Potatoes in Taste of Home April/May 2003, p33

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lurky27 User ID: 1251896 88223
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2012

"Wow, these are so good! We left the skins on for sure.

~ Theresa"

veggiemama User ID: 4640590 91453
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2010

"These were very good. I left the skins on and just cubed and boiled them. They were delicious!"

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