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Homemade Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

Simple and relatively speedy, our easy Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes can be served alongside a wide range of meat and fish dishes and have a rich yet not too heavy taste that your whole family will love.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 486kcal


  • Saucepan


  • 3 Lbs. Russet Potatoes peeled, wash and cubed
  • 8 cups Water
  • 6 tablespoon butter divided
  • 1 PK. 8 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 Cup Sour cream
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic Powder optional
  • ¼ teaspoon Ground Black Pepper


  • In a large saucepan, add in the potatoes and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low; cover partially and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain the potatoes.
    step by step ingredients step 1-4
  • Mash potatoes (with a potato masher) with 3 tablespoons of butter. Stir in the cream cheese, sour cream, onion salt, garlic powder and pepper. Continue mashing until smooth. Stir in the remaining butter.
    step by step ingredients step 6-8
  • Garnish with fresh chives and butter. Serve warm and enjoy.
    step by step ingredients step 9-10



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*** Calories are estimated per serving


Serving: 6People | Calories: 486kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 216mg | Potassium: 928mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 103IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 4mg