Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds Russet potatoes
3 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup Sour Cream
2 tablespoons butter
Salt to taste
Peel and quarter potatoes.

Preparation

1
Cook potatoes in boiling salted water until they break apart when pierced with a fork.
2
Drain the liquid from the potatoes (reserve it for gravy if you wish) and return the potatoes to low heat to dry out any moisture remaining.
3
Scoop the sour cream into the bottom of the pan with the potatoes and allow to heat. Add butter.
4
Whip potatoes with electric mixer until light, smooth and fluffy. Add additional salt is necessary.

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VARIATION: Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes - Substitute 1/2 cup buttermilk for sour cream.

Yield:

6.0 servings

Added:

December 10, 2010

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