This is probably the best mashed potato recipe with cream cheese and sour cream.
Quite a number of friends have never heard of combining both sour cream and cheese to make an excellent mashed potato dinner.
This is why I put together this succulent recipe which you’ll be pleased to try out on weekends. Find other recipes on this link.
The only downside to this recipe is that it takes time to cook.
It only takes about 20 minutes to prepare, but you need 1 hour and minutes cooking time.
So it is not something I would advise not to plan. That’s why I said it is a good dish for weekends.
At the end of the day, we have time over the week to cook and enjoy some of our passions.
Here is your sour and cheese cream mashed potatoes recipe.
Best mashed potato recipe with cream cheese and sour cream – The ingredients
Though it takes a substantial amount of time for preparing and cooking this recipe, you only need 6 ingredients.
- Salt – Minimize the quantity of salt to your taste and to avoid health issues. (3)
- Ground black pepper – A little bit. (4)
How to prepare sour cream and cheese mashed potatoes?
Step 1 – Let’s get the oven going as it does take some time before it is at the right temperature. Put the oven to 350 degrees F (or 175 degrees Celcius).
Step 2 – Grease your baking dish. Try to choose a good side glass type dish that can go in the oven. Say a 1 1/2-quart in size. This dish is quite common in the shops.
Step 3 – Prepare your mashed potatoes (click here to find out how to make mashed potatoes). Alternatively, just place your 2kg potatoes into a large pot. Add water and salt. Now cover your pot. Bring the water to a boil. When boiling, reduce the heat to medium-low. Wait till the potatoes are tender. It should take about 15 to 20 minutes. Drain the lot.
And step 4 – Wait a bit till the potatoes are colder and remove the skin. The potatoes should peel easily. Now mash the peeled potatoes with a potato masher. If you do not have one, just use a fork. You are done when you get a nice and smooth pure.
Step 5 – Add the cream cheese and stir.
Now onto step 6 – Add the sour cream and stir again.
Step 7 – Add the butter, green onions, salt, and pepper. Stir yet again.
Step 8 – Pour you mashed potatoes into your baking dish. Make sure it is smooth, leveled and nice looking.
Step 9 – Put your dish in the oven to bake. Wait until the dish gets golden and bubbly. You should need to wait for about 1 hour to 1 and 1/2 hours
Step 10 – Serve your dish and enjoy.
Below are two ways you can present your dish. I really like the second one and my guests love it.
You just need small glass dishes instead of a large one.
As I said it in previous articles, there are a minimum 10 health benefits of red skin potato nutrition.
As such potatoes must be part of your healthy diet.
And the only way I can enthuse you to eat these is by providing with wonderful potato recipes.
This is what I have just done.
I have managed to combined red potatoes with two nice products – sour cream and cream cheese.
Both of these ingredients are not easy to combine and you can get it all wrong if you put too much of one compared to the other one.
That is why I always warn you not to go too heavy with ingredients.
Try to stick to the measures I gave you and you should be alright.
This mashed potato dish is really succulent.
As I said above, it is a pity that it takes so long to cook in the oven.
But at the end of the day, succulent things come after a good waiting time.
You really want to have that brown golden colored and crusty layer on top of your dish. So, wait a bit before removing from the oven.
I can tell you, you’ll love it.
This dish is what I would semi-healthy.
At the end of the day, it uses sour cream and cream cheese.
So, you have some fat in it and you also have some butter.
But the quantities are nicely spread between the three ingredients that I would not worry so much about that.
I hope you’ll enjoy this recipe and improve your digesting system.
Do not forget, red skinned potatoes also improves your immune system.
Enjoy this wonderful potato vegetable in your weekly diet.
Back to you
I want you to enjoy eating red skin potatoes as these are really healthy for you.
And I am not talking about cooking chips as these are not good for your health.
I am talking about providing you with recipes that are healthy and beneficial for your health.
In this post, I have provided you with a number of recipes to date, and a great article about red potato nutrition characteristics.
I truly hope that you’ll be cooking, baking and eating the dishes I am proposing so that you start getting the real benefits of this wonderful vegetable.
And please, do not forget, you can eat red potatoes with their skins. If you do so, you’ll maximise your healthy intake.
I hope you liked the article which summarises large, medium and small red potatoes nutrition properties.
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