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Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Course Side
Cuisine Potato
Keyword cream cheese, mashed potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 212 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes
  • 4 oz Cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Half and Half
  • Optional Milk as needed for desired texture

Instructions

  1. Start by washing, peeling, and dicing potatoes. Place them in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and allow them to cook until tender. Once tender drain water out and then return to stove top on low heat.

  2. Add cream cheese and butter and use a potato masher to mash potatoes. Add in salt and pepper (add more or less to taste) and mix. 

  3. Add half and half and mashed again. Use a hand mixer to get really creamy potato texture. Add more milk as needed for a thinner texture. 

    Optional: I garnished with parsley for picture purposes. 

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Nutrition Facts
Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 212 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 311mg 13%
Potassium 676mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 8.8%
Vitamin C 21.1%
Calcium 8.5%
Iron 27.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.