Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

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Sour Cream Mashed PotatoesRecipe
Photo: John Kernick; Styling: Marcus Hay
Makes 8 servings


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4 pounds pounds red potatoes (about 8), halved
Kosher salt and black pepper
2 cups sour cream
1/2 cup milk
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
2 scallions, chopped


Place the potatoes in a large pot. Add cold water to cover and bring to a boil. Add 2 teaspoons salt, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, 15 to 18 minutes. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot.

Add the sour cream, milk, butter, scallions, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and mash. Transfer to a heatproof bowl, cover, and set over a pot of simmering water to keep warm, up to 1 hour.

Created date

October 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 333
Caloriesfromfat 43 %
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrate 39 g
Sugars 5 g
Fiber 4 g
Fat 16 g
Satfat 11 g
Sodium 400 mg
Cholesterol 54 mg