Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

Are you guys ready for the big day tomorrow? I am! I’m ready to be holed up for the next two days in the kitchen cooking and baking away. I have one more last-minute recipe to share with you today.

Mashed potatoes. Let’s talk about them for a second. I used to really suck at making them. They always used to come out either undercooked or too mealy. I tried and tried and they were just awful. I was the worst mashed potato-maker on the planet. I could not let this be. I mean, it’s mashed potatoes. It shouldn’t be so difficult, right? Mashed potatoes are tricky buggers though. It’s kind of like cooking rice. I still mess rice up. They have to be cooked just right. So I just started making a lot of mashed potatoes. Finally, two years later, I think I got it.

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

I have two secrets to making seriously good mashed potatoes. And they will no longer be secrets because I am going to tell you what they are. First, I use red potatoes. Not a typical choice for mashed potatoes, but red potatoes are smoother and creamier than other types of potatoes. And second, I add sour cream. The end result is mashed potatoes that are perfectly creamy and fluffy. You can’t really ask for anything better, right?!

To get the recipe, check it out on My Cooking Spot!

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes



  1. Gotta love these Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes any time. :) Happy Thanksgiving!!!

  2. Ok, confession time, I’ve never had sour cream mashed potatoes. I’ve always been a mashed potato and gravy girl. But these sounds heavenly and I’m gonna have to make them soon!

  3. Although I cannot believe it is already Thanksgiving, I am so excited for the big day. On the way to family now!!!

  4. Now I have seen it all – Loving these uber creamy potatoes :D


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