Our Favorite Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Our Favorite Creamy Mashed Potatoes
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 55 min
  • total: 1 hr 25 min
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  • Summary

    Light and fluffy yet rich and creamy, with just a hint of garlic, thyme, and tangy sour cream: These spuds are the mashed potatoes of our dreams.

    Ingredients

    • 4 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, cut into 2" pieces
    • 6 large garlic cloves, peeled
    • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided, plus more
    • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
    • 4 thyme sprigs
    • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
    • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more
    • 1/2 cup sour cream
    • A potato ricer or food mill

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 224 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.72%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 19.21%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 15 mg 4.9%
    • Sodium: 593 mg 24.71%
    • Calcium: 94 mg 9.42%
    • Potassium: 126 mg 3.59%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.01%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 34 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.94%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 3.33%
    • Vitamin C 1.39%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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