Smashed Potatoes Recipe

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Smashed Potatoes Recipe
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Smashed Potatoes Recipe

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4.5 7 9
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"I wouldn't dream of making my favorite chicken recipe without making these potatoes, too," writes Jennifer Shaw of Dorchester, Massachusetts.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds medium red potatoes (about 7), quartered
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch ground nutmeg

Directions

Place potatoes and water to cover in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, until tender, 10-15 minutes.
Drain; return to pan. Mash potatoes to desired consistency, stirring in remaining ingredients. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Smashed Potatoes in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p21

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 254 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 219mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 2 pounds medium red potatoes (about 7), quartered
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  1. Place potatoes and water to cover in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, until tender, 10-15 minutes.
  2. Drain; return to pan. Mash potatoes to desired consistency, stirring in remaining ingredients. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Smashed Potatoes in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p21

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manchesterunited User ID: 6588428 255552
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2016

"Very good, even used skim milk and fat free sour cream and they were still delicious! Will make again !"

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jwconrad User ID: 5493566 229812
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"quick, easy and delicious!"

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mombom User ID: 3131641 147023
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2013

"quick and easy and go with just about anything!"

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wunsagin User ID: 791731 93106
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2012

"my go-to recipe when I want something just a little different."

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MrsKase User ID: 3265136 161662
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"Tonight I used Plain Organic Yogurt instead of the sour cream and it was still very delicious."

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hbaseley User ID: 3311639 93953
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"This recipe is great with lots of meats, but I really like it with Jennifer Shaw's Zippy Paprika chicken."

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MrsKase User ID: 3265136 146645
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2010

"I've made this several times since recieving it in an issue, we just moved and I have yet to unpack my mags so I was happy to pull the recipe up on the laptop last night and made this to accompany Tuscan beef w/tomatoes, it was delicous, my 2 year old had 2 servings!"

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