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Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

Photo: Mark Thomas; Styling: Susan Vajaranant
Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 35 mins
Yield Serves 8
Prepared horseradish turns ordinary mashed potatoesa into extra-ordinary mashed potatoes. This condiment adds punch to these Horseradish Mashed Potatoes. And with only 5 ingredients, they're super easy to whip up.


  • 4 pounds baking potatoes (about 8 large), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/3 cups half-and-half
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup prepared horseradish, drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 341
  • fat 16 g
  • satfat 10 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 45 mg
  • sodium 222 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a large pot, cover potatoes by at least 1 inch with cold salted water. Bring to a boil, uncovered, over high heat. Cook over medium-high heat until very tender when pierced with a knife, about 25 minutes. In a small pan over medium-low heat, warm half-and-half, butter and horseradish, stirring occasionally, until butter melts and bubbles begin to form around edge of pan.

  2. Drain potatoes, return to pot and mash well. Pour in horseradish mixture and stir well. Season with salt and pepper and serve.