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Make-Ahead Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Chive-and-onion cream cheese and sour cream give a baked potato flavor to mashed "spuds."

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 9 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

3
lb small red potatoes
1
container (8 oz) chive-and-onion cream cheese spread
1
container (12 oz) chive-and-onion sour cream
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup French-fried onions (from 2.8-oz can)

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  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray; set aside. In 4-quart Dutch oven, place potatoes; add enough water just to cover potatoes. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer covered 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain. Shake potatoes in Dutch oven over low heat to dry.
  • 2 Mash potatoes until no lumps remain. Add cream cheese, sour cream, salt and pepper; mix until well blended. Spoon into pan. Cover tightly with foil and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours. (To bake immediately, drizzle with butter and bake 30 minutes, adding onions for last 15 minutes of baking.)
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Drizzle butter over potatoes. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Sprinkle onions over potatoes. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes longer or until potatoes are hot.
  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray; set aside. In 4-quart Dutch oven, place potatoes; add enough water just to cover potatoes. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer covered 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain. Shake potatoes in Dutch oven over low heat to dry.
  • 2 Mash potatoes until no lumps remain. Add cream cheese, sour cream, salt and pepper; mix until well blended. Spoon into pan. Cover tightly with foil and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours. (To bake immediately, drizzle with butter and bake 30 minutes, adding onions for last 15 minutes of baking.)
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Drizzle butter over potatoes. Cover and bake 30 minutes. Sprinkle onions over potatoes. Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes longer or until potatoes are hot.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Eight cups of unseasoned cooked Potato Buds® mashed potatoes or refrigerated mashed potatoes can be substituted for the fresh potatoes. Stiff mashed potatoes will be better than soft and creamy mashed potatoes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.