Butter cream mashed potatoes are a super simple side dish perfect with anything!


3 large potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes

2 tablespoons or (1 stick) butter, plus 2 tablespoons for garnish

1 teaspoon salt

3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/2 whole milk

1/2 sour cream


Instructions on how to prepare

  1. In a large pot, cover potatoes with water and add a generous pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and cook until very soft, 16 to 18 minutes. Drain and return potatoes to pot.
  2. Use a potato masher to mash potatoes until smooth.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter with milk until warm.
  4. Pour over warm milk-butter mixture and stir until completely combined and creamy. Add sour cream and stir until combined.
  5. Season mashed potatoes generously with salt and pepper.
  6. Transfer potatoes to a serving bowl and top with remaining two tablespoons butter. Season with more pepper before serving.



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