Sour Cream & Chive Mashed Potatoes

Picture your favorite baked potato topped with velvety sour cream and fresh chives – we’ve taken those great flavors and infused them into family-style mashed potatoes. Try them alongside our turkey or brisket, or as a quick-and-easy side for any time of year.
Sour Cream & Chive Mashed Potatoes image

MAKE AHEAD: Prepare ingredients up to 1 day ahead, storing perishables covered in the fridge (store the potatoes in a container of water, covered, in the fridge). Prepare recipe within 1 hour of serving.

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  • 10Servings


  • 2 1/2 lb Russet potatoes, peeled or peel on, cut into 1½-inch chunks
  • 1 cup sour cream, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup whole milk, room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt, plus additional, to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives


  1. In a large saucepan, add potatoes and cover by 1 inch with cold water; bring to a boil. Continue to boil until potatoes are very tender, 15 to 18 minutes.
  2. Drain potatoes and return mixture to pot. Add sour cream, milk and ½ tsp salt and mash with a potato masher to desired consistency. Stir in chives and additional salt, if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 2/3 cup
  • Calories: 139
  • Carbohydrate Content: 22 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 17 mg
  • Fat Content: 4 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 115 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 0.5 g