Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    6–8

    Servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Thanksgiving: Recipes for a Holiday Meal

Thanksgiving

By Lou Seibert Pappas

Published 2011

  • About

A quick sauté sweetens the green onions in this creamy potato side dish. Don’t over-work the potatoes when mashing them, or they will lose their creamy texture and become gluey.

Ingredients

  • Yukon gold potatoes or russet potatoes, about pounds, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Method

In a large saucepan, combine the potatoes with salted water to cover generously. Bring to a boil over medium heat, cover, and simmer, stirring once or twice, until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork, about 25–30 minutes.

Just before the potatoes are ready, in a small frying pan over low heat, melt 1