Forget heavy cream, cheese, or any other of those traditional mashed potato enhancers. Sour cream adds tang, body, and a rich creaminess that cannot be matched.

Everyday Food, November 2011

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Johnny Miller

Recipe Summary

Servings:
8
Yield:
Makes 9 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large pot, bring potatoes to a boil in salted water over high. Reduce to a rapid simmer and cook until potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife, about 15 minutes. Drain and return to pot. Mash until potatoes are fluffy and almost smooth.

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  • In a small saucepan, heat milk and butter over medium-low until butter is melted and mixture is warm. Pour into potatoes and stir to combine. Stir in sour cream and season with salt and pepper.

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Reviews (1)

141 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 32
  • 4 star values: 45
  • 3 star values: 44
  • 2 star values: 15
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: 5 stars
11/22/2017
Wonderful and creamy! I added some garlic paste.
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