Three-Potato Mash

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Cook: 50 Minutes
Bake: 30 Minutes


2 medium-size red potatoes (about 3/4 pound)
2 medium-size baking potatoes (about 1 pound)
2 medium-size Yukon gold potatoes (about 3/4 pound)
1 1/2 cups sour cream
6 tablespoons butter, melted
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 (8-ounce) block sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
2 tablespoons cold butter, cut up
1/8 teaspoon paprika
Garnish: Green Onion Fans


Bring potatoes and cold water to cover to a boil in a large Dutch oven; boil 35 to 40 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool. Peel potatoes, and mash with a potato masher or fork until smooth.

Stir in sour cream and next 4 ingredients; fold in cheese. Spoon into a lightly greased 2-quart baking dish. Top evenly with 2 tablespoons cold butter, and sprinkle evenly with paprika.

Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes. Garnish, if desired.