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Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes
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  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.
By November, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 275
  • Fat 13g
  • Sat Fat 8g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 388mg
  • Protein 6g
  • Carbohydrate 32g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Calcium 44mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Bottles of milk
The mashed potatoes can be made up to 1 day in advance; refrigerate, covered. On Thanksgiving Day: Reheat in the microwave, covered with a damp paper towel; add milk to adjust the consistency if necessary. Top with additional butter and pepper.

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