Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

2013-05-12
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  • Servings : 10 to 12
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 50m
  • Ready In : 1:20 h

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    217
  • Calories from Fat

    112
  • Total Fat

    12.4g
  • Saturated Fat

    7.5g
  • Cholesterol

    63mg
  • Sodium

    193mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    22.3g
  • Dietary Fiber

    3.3g
  • Sugars

    1.7g
  • Protein

    5.1g
  • Vitamin A

    10%
  • Vitamin C

    45%
  • Calcium

    5%
  • Iron

    6%
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These make ahead mashed potatoes can be refrigerated for 2 days before using or frozen without losing their texture for up to a week.

What a time saver if you are preparing a large meal.

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

 

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 pounds potatoes
  • 1 - 8 ounce package of herbed cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Method

Step 1

Peel potatoes and cut into large chunks. Place in large pot of salted water. Bring to a boil, covered. Reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Step 2

Drain potatoes well and put back on burner at low heat for a few minutes to dry off any excess water.

Step 3

Mash potatoes well with ricer or masher.

Step 4

In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, sour cream, eggs, onions, butter, salt and pepper until smooth.

Step 5

Fold in mashed potatoes and combine thoroughly. Spoon potato mixture into a greased 11"x7" inch baking dish.

Step 6

The potatoes can be prepared to this point and either refrigerated for up to 2 days or frozen for up to one week. If you freeze the recipe, thaw it slowly in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 days, then let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before baking.

Step 7

Bake at 350° for 45 to 50 minutes or until heated through.

Step 8

The recipe makes 10 to 12 servings.

Variation:

  • Top with grated cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese or a mix of your favorite cheeses for the last 10 minutes of baking time.

Did You Know?…

This easy mashed potatoes recipe means one less thing on your to do list on the big day.

This mashed potato casserole is delicious the day it’s made too.

It also makes a great take along for a pot luck supper.

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