Cheddar & Garlic Mashed Potatoes

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 3 lb yellow-fleshed or russet potatoes, peeled and chopped 1.5 kg
  • 8 whole cloves garlic
  • 2/3 cup sour cream, room temperature 150 mL
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 60 mL
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper 1 mL
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar, such as Sensations by Compliments 5-Year Aged and Smoked Cheddar, divided 250 mL
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley 30 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    In large saucepan, cover potatoes and garlic with salted water. Bring just to a rapid boil then reduce heat and gently boil 20 to 25 min. until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork. Drain and transfer potatoes and garlic back into hot saucepan; set over low heat.

  • Step 2

    Add sour cream, butter, salt and pepper; mash to preferred consistency. Fold in 3/4 cup (175 mL) Cheddar. Transfer to serving dish. Sprinkle with parsley and remaining Cheddar.

Tip

Substitute yellow-fleshed potatoes with Russet.

Use leftover potatoes as a topping for shepherd’s pie or fold into pancake batter to make mashed potato pancakes.

Stir in finely chopped crispy bacon for fully loaded mashed potatoes.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/12 of the recipe):
  • Calories 190
  • Fat 9 g
  • Saturated Fat 6 g
  • Carbs 23 g
  • Sugar 1 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 125 mg