Mashed Potatoes Extraordinaire

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by J. Ko

This is a great recipe to use at Thanksgiving or Christmas because it can be made ahead and heated through when needed. I usually make a half recipe because we are a family of 5. I got this recipe from Company's Coming.

Top Review by ladyfingers

Thanks for making J. Ko today's featured chef. This is one of our favorite recipes too--because it tastes so good and can be made well in advance. The only difference between your recipe and mine is we use onion salt ( 2 tsp) instead of the onion powder and salt. Chives are a nice addition if you have them. For those of you wondering how many potatoes 5 lbs. is--about 12. This recipe can be easily cut in half too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook potatoes as usual in salted water until tender. Drain. Push through potato ricer.
  2. Add cream cheese in pieces. Add next 5 ingredients. Beat until smooth and fluffy. Scrape into a 2 qt casserole.
  3. Place dabs of butter here and there over the top of the potatoes. Sprinkle with paprika. Cover and heat in 350 F oven until heated through (about 30-45 minutes, depending whether you've made it ahead and have taken it from the fridge).

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