Smashed Potatoes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Aug. 22, 2023
I wouldn't dream of making my favorite chicken recipe without making these potatoes, too. —Jennifer Shaw of Dorchester, Massachusetts.


  • 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; stir in remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Facts

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