Mashed Potatoes With Peas and Scallions

Mashed Potatoes With Peas and Scallions
Tom Schierlitz
Serves 8
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
40
minutes

Ingredients

2 1/2
pounds
red new potatoes (about 25; peeled if desired), cut into 2-inch chunks
kosher salt and black pepper
1
10-ounce package frozen peas
1
cup
sour cream
8
tablespoons
(1 stick) unsalted butter, cut up
2
scallions, sliced

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes in a large pot and add 2 teaspoons salt and enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are very tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Add the peas, cook for 30 seconds more, then drain and return the potatoes and peas to the pot.
  2. Add the sour cream, butter, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to the potatoes and mash to the desired consistency. Fold in the scallions.

 

Emily McKenna
October 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 288
  • Fat 17 g
  • Sat Fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Sodium 420 mg
  • Protein 6 g
  • Carbohydrate 29 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Iron 2 mg
  • Calcium 48 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.