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Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 386 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes (peeled and cubed)
  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • 2/3 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt (or to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 1/2 cups Shredded cheddar cheese (divided)
  • Optional: Green onions diced for garnish


  1. Place peeled and cubed potatoes in a large pot. Cover with water and allow to cook on medium/high until it reaches a boil. Reduce heat (medium) and cook until potatoes are tender. 

  2. Drain water, turn off heat, and return to pot. Add butter and milk and start mashing.

  3.  Next add sour cream, salt, pepper, and 1 cup shredded cheese. Continue to mash or use a hand mixer to get a really creamy texture.

  4. Top with remaining shredded cheese and green onions.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 386 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 16g80%
Cholesterol 74mg25%
Sodium 457mg19%
Potassium 857mg24%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 815IU16%
Vitamin C 20.9mg25%
Calcium 364mg36%
Iron 6.2mg34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.