Best Ever Mashed Potatoes

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by canarygirl

This is the ULTIMATE comfort food in my book. I could eat this everyday for the rest of my life.

Top Review by Bev I Am

This is the perfect recipe for mashed potatoes! I have adopted this recipe as my standard and will never go back to just using plain old butter and milk. The sour cream makes a big difference in the creamy texture....(I like just a few lumps, too!) Excellent recipe, Canarygirl!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large stockpot, boil potatoes with salt until tender--about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain water and add remaining ingredients.
  3. Mash until smooth (I like to leave at least a few lumps, call me weird).
  4. Serve with gravy or butter.
  5. Note: You can easily turn this recipe into garlic mashed potatoes by adding 3 cloves roasted garlic when you mash.
  6. For another tasty variation, try adding shredded cheddar and cooked broccoli pieces.

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