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Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Makes

6-8 servings

I love potatoes, mashed ones especially. This company-worthy version is a superb accompaniment to the beef roast I serve at our holiday meal. Cream cheese adds richness while garlic delivers distinctive flavor. —Lise Thomson, Cut Bank, Montana

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika, optional

Directions

  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. Place potatoes and garlic in a large bowl. Add cream cheese, milk, butter, salt and pepper; beat until smooth.
  3. Transfer potato mixture to a large serving bowl. Sprinkle with onions and paprika if desired.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 238 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 368mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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