Red Skin Mashed Potatoes
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Serves: 8 servings
  • 5 lbs of red skinned potatoes
  • 2 ounces of cream cheese
  • ½ stick of butter
  • ⅔ cup of milk
  • ½ cup of sour cream
  • salt
  1. Wash potatoes, cut off any bad spots and cut into 1 inch dice. Leave the skin on.
  2. Put potatoes in cold water in large pot, bring to a boil. Cook until potatoes are soft and easily pierced with a fork, about 20 minutes.
  3. Drain water from potatoes and return to stove.
  4. Add butter and milk and immediately start mashing with hand mixer
  5. Add cream cheese and continue to mix.
  6. Once potatoes reach desired consistency, add sour cream.
  7. Salt to taste.
  8. Potatoes may need more sour cream or cream cheese (if not creamy and delicious enough) don't be shy about adding more.
Recipe by Talia Bunting at