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Dutch Potatoes

In Lynden, Washington, Perlene Hoekema whips up mashed potatoes with carrots and sour cream for a pleasing side dish.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1 cup sliced fresh carrots
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Minced chives


  • Place potatoes and carrots in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, saute onion in butter in a small skillet for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Drain potatoes and carrots; mash. Beat in the onion, sour cream and salt. Sprinkle with chives.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 261 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 386mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • pajamaangel
    May 6, 2020

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  • abashu
    Jan 17, 2015

    I great recipe that brings some added flavor to your mashed potatoes.

  • BobbysChicagoBAbe
    Jan 28, 2013

    Sounded yummy, but really quite dry. Need to add butter or gravy to it.

  • mkaskela
    Dec 12, 2012

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  • Joscy
    Feb 24, 2009

    Thank you for sharing your recipe Mrs. Hoekema. I recall as a child my mom making a dish similar to yours. I am pleased to see it posted here. Look forward to making it soon. Thank you again.

  • madelin hoggard
    Jan 23, 2009

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