Mashed Potatoes with Toppers

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

Quick to fix mashed potatoes with two toppers-Italian Pesto-Sour Cream and Mexican Chili-Cheese. Solve your what to make for dinner dilemma. These toppers can also be served on baked potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make desired topper first: Make mashed potatoes; Heat water, milk, butter and salt in a 3-quart saucepan; remove from heat.
  2. Stir in potatoes just until moistened.
  3. Let stand 30 seconds then whip with fork until desired consistency.
  4. serve with topper.
  5. Italian Pesto-Sour Cream Topper; mix sour cream, pesto and bell peppers; spoon onto potatoes.
  6. Sprinkle with olives.
  7. Mexican Chili-Cheese Topper; cook beans and tomatoes in a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot; spoon onto potatoes.
  8. Sprinkle with Cheese and onions.


Most Helpful

tried the italian-version, very quick and really great

germanLynx January 19, 2008

This was really good. I did the Mexican Chili-Cheese Topper on a baked potato. It was easy and very tasty. This reminded me of an old restaurant in downtown Seattle called The Price Is Right. The entire menu consisted of a 1-pound baked potato with your choice of toppings. They had about 20 toppings to choose from and every one that I tried was great. Thanks Barb for a walk down memory lane and a great dinner!

lazyme September 19, 2007

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