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Three-Potato Mash

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 50 mins
Bake time 30 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings


  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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