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Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

Cheesy mashed potatoes are loaded with cream cheese and cheddar cheese for a great side dish. They are baked to perfection.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 8
Calories: 485kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs Russet Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese Shredded
  • 1/2 cup Chives Optional for Topping

Instructions

  • Clean and peel the potatoes. Then quarter them.
  • Place the potatoes in a large pot and cover them with water. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 10-15 minutes until the potatoes are fork tender.
  • Drain the potatoes and then return them back to the pot.
  • Then add in the butter, milk, salt, pepper, sour cream and cream cheese. Use an electric mixer to blend the potatoes until they are light and fluffy.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place the mashed potatoes in a 9X9 baking pan then top it with the shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is completely melted.
  • Top with the chives if you prefer.
  • Serve immediately while warm and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 485kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 540mg | Potassium: 831mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1245IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 294mg | Iron: 2mg