homemade mashed potatoes
This homemade mashed potatoes recipe is the best easy mashed potato recipe you are going to find! Smooth potatoes bursting with flavor that make the perfect side dish!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
- 5 pounds yukon gold potatoes
- 2 16 ounces containers of sour cream
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 white onion
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons black pepper
How to Make The Best Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Boil the potatoes in a large stock pot until they are soft. Once they are done, drain in the sink with a colander and let sit for 5 minutes.
While the potatoes are boiling dice your onion and cut the butter into small chunks and set aside.
Return the potatoes to the stock pot and mash with a potato masher. Mash to the desired consistency.
Once at the consistency wanted add both containers sour cream, diced onion, butter, salt and pepper. Use a large spoon to mix everything together until blended and smooth. If you need to make them smoother you can use the potato masher to mash them some more.
Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 508mg | Potassium: 858mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 501IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 6mg