Cheddar Ranch Mashed Potatoes

Smooth and creamy Cheddar Ranch Mashed Potatoes

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Potato
Keyword cheddar ranch mashed potatoes, Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 439 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 3 pounds Russet potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/4 cup Milk (more as needed)
  • 4 oz Cream cheese (cubed)
  • 1/2 oz Ranch seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cup Shredded cheddar cheese (divided)
  • 2 tablespoons Green onions (optional)


  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. Drain water, turn off heat, and return to pot. 

  2. Add butter and milk and start mashing. Add cubed cream cheese and mash until melted and smooth. Add milk as needed to get the consistency you want. 

  3. Add all seasonings (ranch, pepper, salt, and garlic) and use a hand mixer to whip potatoes until smooth. 

  4. Fold in 1 cup of cheese until melted. Serve with topped with remaining shredded cheese and diced green onions.

Nutrition Facts
Cheddar Ranch Mashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 439 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 545mg23%
Potassium 1013mg29%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 805IU16%
Vitamin C 13.3mg16%
Calcium 265mg27%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.