Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 275 calories
    • Fat 13 g
    • Sat Fat 8 g
    • Cholesterol 40 mg
    • Sodium 388 mg
    • Protein 6 g
    • Carbohydrate 32 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 44 mg
  • November 2012

Ingredients

  1. Check 3pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  2. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  3. Check 6tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for serving
  4. Check 3/4cup sour cream
  5. Check 3/4 to 1cup whole milk

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes in a large pot and add enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil and add 2 teaspoons salt. Reduce heat and simmer until very tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot.
  2. Add the butter, sour cream, ¾ cup of the milk, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper to the potatoes and mash until smooth (adding more milk if necessary). Serve topped with additional butter and pepper.