Cheesy Herbed Mashed Potatoes
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This cheesy mashed potatoes recipe is filled with fresh-tasting herbs and is sure to be your new go-to favorite recipe for easy mashed potatoes. These Cheesy Herbed Mashed Potatoes are loaded with your favorite tastes, so they're a perfect side dish for holiday or regular-day dinners. Serve this creamy mashed potatoes recipe alongside your Thanksgiving favorite main dish, or set these out on the table for your Easter Sunday dinner. Everyone will love the creamy, cheesy taste.
What You'll Need
- 3 pounds baking potatoes (about 4 large), peeled and quartered
- 1/2 stick butter
- 3/4 cup sliced scallions (2 to 3)
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried chives
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded mild Cheddar cheese (see Note)
- 1/2 cup milk
What to Do
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook potatoes 20 to 25 minutes, or until tender; drain.
Place butter and scallions in pot and cook over medium heat 1 minute. Reduce heat to low and stir in basil, chives, dill, salt, and pepper.
- Return drained potatoes to pot; add cheese and milk. Remove from heat and mash with a potato masher or beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
- If you like your potatoes a little less cheesy, don't be afraid to cut the amount of cheese to 1 cup. They'll still be packed with flavor.
- If you liked this recipe, be sure to check out all of our cheesy favorites in The Cheese Lover's eCookbook: 34 Easy Recipes with Cheese.
- Cooking for the holidays? Check out one of these FREE cookbooks: Thanksgiving Side Dishes: 35 Family-Favorite Recipes for Thanksgiving Sides or 35 Excellent Easter Recipes.
Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Calories 353
- Calories from Fat 159
- Total Fat 18g 27 %
- Saturated Fat 11g 56 %
- Trans Fat 0.3g 0 %
- Protein 12g 24 %
- Cholesterol 52mg 17 %
- Sodium 678mg 28 %
- Total Carbohydrates 38g 13 %
- Dietary Fiber 5.8g 23 %
- Sugars 4.1g 0 %