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Perfect Mashed Potatoes

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  • 4 lb. russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • salt
  • pepper
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    Calories540Calories from Fat160
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat11g55%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat160
    Total Carbohydrate86g29%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Shachaf Miron a month ago
    Easy recipe! I skipped the sour cream and it still turn out to be amazing! The whole family like the recipe! Definitely will make again!!
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    Joanne Bernier 3 months ago
    Two pounds for 4 people. More butter less sour cream. All the tip’s you’ll ever want.
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    Nina S. 6 months ago
    This was a very good and simple recipe to follow. The kids loved it but it definitely serves more than four. I doubled the recipe and I will have mashed potatoes for a month. Lol
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    Great! Easy recipe to follow. I already make pretty good mashed potatoes, but thought I would try something new this time. This didn’t disappoint!
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    Betty Hamilton a year ago
    Mixed Italian sausage with hamburger & onion salt for more flavor. We were in a hurry so we microwaved it & it was delicious. Yum!
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    Brianna 2 years ago
    best mashed potatoes ever! i added green onions, turkey bacon, and shredded cheese. i cannot recommend this recipe enough it was absolutely delicious
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    Sabrin Siyat 2 years ago
    ill give this 100/100 amazing
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    Hi Stephanie 2 years ago
    It turned out absolutely great!! Just delicious!!
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    i am going to use this for me familla i love potatoes i like potatoes i am espenol so i know a bit of englas so oye como estas
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    Sam C. 2 years ago
    Delicious, only the second time I've made mashed potatoes from scratch. After reading other reviews I added some garlic salt in after i finished cooking them and used garlic butter instead of regular butter.
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    Crisler 2 years ago
    Perfect and easy and done in five min after boiling the potatoes. My 3 year old’s new favorite food.
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    Arlen S. 3 years ago
    i wont use any other recipe. these are so good that i feel that gravy on top ruins them.
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    Cari 3 years ago
    Perfect is the word. Always best to keep it simple. Yum!
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    Angela Harding 3 years ago
    Good, I will add a little garlic and more butter for flavor next time
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    Jason Lawrence 3 years ago
    Creamy and 😋 yummy!! Added some garlic, onion and paprika... Good 👍
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    Stump 3 years ago
    easy to make but a little bland added some homemade garlic butter and perfect.
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    Mari Dangadze 4 years ago
    It was delicious. Made it for chicken and we loved it.
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    Nate W. 4 years ago
    We really liked it, but we added a little extra butter and garlic salt. It was perfect!
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    Used garlic salt in place of table and the texture was truly perfect!
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    Katie Pridgen 4 years ago
    Perfect basic mashed potato recipe. You could add whatever seasonings you want to spice it up.
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    Nim 4 years ago
    Turned out perfect! Easy and tasty
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    Vickie Mims-Smith 4 years ago
    The best mashed potatoes I have cooked. The sour cream makes them nice and creamy. I recommend for a nice side dish.
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    Pam 4 years ago
    Very good. Great flavor with the sour cream. I’ll add a little more butter next time
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    Khairul Hadi 4 years ago
    I add some ground beef in the mixture 👌
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    Hope R. 5 years ago
    Yummy! I didn’t make any changes!
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    Jennifer Cloughly 5 years ago
    These were great. I actually left the skin on and really liked the texture.
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    Crystal Culbertson 5 years ago
    Best ever! Simple and delish!
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    Tramaine 5 years ago
    Super easy to make! This recipe is very easy to follow and doesn’t require too many ingredients. I added extra butter so it would be more smooth and it tasted great!
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    Millman 5 years ago
    Awesome We all loved it
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    Nik 5 years ago
    Great! We cooked the potatoes a little less than 20 minutes, because we didn't use Russet, but a smaller variety- but the tip about the milk was super helpful They were creamy and smooth- no lumps here! I definitely reccomend this to people who prefer a smoother, creamier mashed potato. :-)