Bangin' Mashed Potatoes
Total Comfort Food!
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- 2 1⁄2 lbs potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 1⁄2 cup sour cream
- 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 2 tablespoons butter, divided use
- 1⁄2 - 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 - 1⁄2 teaspoon onion powder or 1/4-1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (optional)
- Place potatoes in a large pot; cover with water.
- Cover and bring to a boil.
- Uncover and cook for 20-25 minutes or until very tender; drain well.
- Preheat oven to 350* F.
- In a large bowl, mash potatoes with hand masher or electric mixer.
- Add sour cream, cream cheese, 1 Tbl butter, salt, onion or garlic powder and pepper; beat until fluffy.
- Transfer to a greased 1 quart baking dish & dot with remaining butter.
- For a special treat, sprinkle with cheddar.
- Bake, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until heated through.
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These were good potatoes though I felt they were a bit bland. I used both the onion and garlic powder but chose not to sprinkle with cheese. The texture was very nice though. I also wasn't sure that baking the potatoes in the oven was necessary. I think if I made these again I would just throw them back on the stove to heat through.Reply
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