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How to make the best Creamy Mashed Potatoes ever! Made with yellow potatoes, cream, and butter, they’ve got the best flavor and make the perfect side dish, whether you’re cooking dinner for your family or a special occasion.

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes made with yellow potatoes, cream, and butter. Delicious side dish recipe perfect for weeknight meals and holiday dinners.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 334kcal
Author: Mel Lockcuff

Ingredients

  • 8 potatoes medium size
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Gather your ingredients... You'll need yellow potatoes, salted butter, heavy whipping cream, salt, and pepper.
  • Wash, peel, and chop the potatoes.
  • Cook the potatoes until they're soft enough to easily jab with a fork. We usually cook ours by boiling them on the stove in a large saucepan for about 30 minutes, but sometimes we use our Instant Pot.
  • Drain the water off your boiled potatoes, leaving your potatoes in the saucepan.
  • Add the butter and heavy whipping cream to the potatoes.
  • Use a hand mixer to whip the potatoes, adding salt and pepper to taste. You can also use a potato masher if you don't have a hand mixer; your potatoes may just be a little bit chunky.
  • Once they're all whipped up, they're ready to serve. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 468mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g
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