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Sour Cream ‘n’ Chive Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.


12 servings

These rich, creamy mashed potatoes are special enough for company, but my family won't wait for that. So I make them for everyday meals as well. The snipped chives add a nice touch of green to a springtime meal. -Vikki Rebholz, West Chester, Ohio


  • 5-1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 3 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place potatoes in a Dutch oven; cover with water. Add 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 20-25 minutes or until potatoes are very tender. Drain well.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the potatoes, sour cream, milk and butter. Add the chives, pepper and remaining salt; mix well.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 201 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 648mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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