Mashed Potatoes with Tomato Gravy

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 (22-ounce) package frozen mashed potatoes
2 1/3 cups milk
1/2 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon seasoned pepper


Stir together potatoes and milk in a large bowl. Microwave at HIGH 8 minutes; stir and microwave 5 to 7 more minutes. Let stand 2 minutes.

Stir in cream cheese, salt, and seasoned pepper, stirring until cheese melts and mixture is blended. Serve with Tomato Gravy.

To lighten: Use fat-free milk and reduced-fat cream cheese.