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Confetti Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes make a beautiful side dish for any meal. Onion, peppers and cheese add color and flavor to the potatoes. —LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 6 medium red potatoes, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add peppers and onion; cook 5 minutes longer or until potatoes and vegetables are tender. Drain; mash potato mixture with the cheese, butter, salt and pepper.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 287 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 295mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • pajamaangel
    Jan 23, 2017

    I was a little hesitant about this recipe when I saw that there was no milk to mash the potatoes with, but it was perfect. I love potatoes o'brien and this recipe tastes exactly like that.

  • jamesandannie
    Jun 11, 2008

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  • Aleida
    May 31, 2008

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