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Chive Smashed Potatoes

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Chive Smashed Potatoes
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No need to peel the potatoes—in fact, this is the only way we make mashed potatoes anymore. They’re chunky, tasty and attractive. And the flavored cream cheese is a delightful twist!

Ingredients

4 pounds red potatoes, quartered

2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules

1 carton (8 ounces) spreadable chive and onion cream cheese

1/2 cup half-and-half cream

1/4 cup butter, cubed

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

Chopped chives, optional

Directions

Place potatoes and bouillon in a Dutch oven and cover with 8 cups water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook until tender, 15-20 minutes.

Drain and return to pan. Mash potatoes with cream cheese, cream, butter, salt and pepper. Garnish with chives.

Chive Smashed Potatoes

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Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 4 pounds red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Chopped chives, optional
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Instructions

Place potatoes and bouillon in a Dutch oven and cover with 8 cups water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook until tender, 15-20 minutes.

Drain and return to pan. Mash potatoes with cream cheese, cream, butter, salt and pepper. Garnish with chives.

Notes

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD: 12 servings.