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Oh-So-Good Creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Oh-So-Good Creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Yukon Golds are great for mashed potatoes because of their buttery flavor and low moisture content. They easily absorb the warm milk or melted butter you add to your spuds. —Brittany Jackson, Seymour, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:18 servings


  • 8 large Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and quartered (about 6 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • Additional 2% milk, optional
  • Chopped fresh parsley


  • 1. Place potatoes and salt in a stockpot; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, heat milk, butter, garlic salt and pepper over medium heat until butter is melted.
  • 2. Drain potatoes, then shake over low heat for 1-2 minutes to dry. Mash potatoes with a potato masher or beat with a mixer; gradually add milk mixture. Stir in sour cream. Stir in additional milk to thin if desired. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 18 servings (3/4 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 204 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 237mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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cyndyloohoo User ID: 7193214 254906
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2016

"Can they be make ahead and reheated on the day you are serving them"

Kools01 User ID: 1433384 197249
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2013

"2-1/2 c. of milk is way too much milk. Potatoes were soupy. Cut back on the milk. I topped with fresh chives, minced"

NOMARLOVER User ID: 5729300 126339
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2013

"One of the best mashed potato recipes I have ever made. quick, easy, and delicious. You can always doctor it up by adding some of your own likes but really is super tasty just the way it is."

krindfleisch User ID: 1643865 137787
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2013

"Loved them. Definitely a keeper."

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