Swanson® Ultimate Mashed Potatoes

Swanson® Ultimate Mashed Potatoes


"Potatoes get even better when they're cooked in Swanson® Chicken Broth, then mashed until smooth with just the right amount of light cream, sour cream, chives, butter, bacon and black pepper."


35 m servings 374 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 374 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.1g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 9.2 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 693 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the broth and potatoes in a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Drain, reserving the broth.
  3. Mash the potatoes with 1/4 cup broth, light cream, sour cream, chives, butter, bacon and black pepper. Add the additional broth, if needed, until desired consistency. Garnish with the remaining bacon.
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  1. 98 Ratings


This was pretty good. I didn't have light cream so I just 1/8 cup of milk. The milk was starting to over power the sour cream so I just kept it at 1/8 of a cup. I had to add about 1/4 a teasp...

I made this last night and it was great. I had company and they didn't leave anything in the bowl...all gone. I did leave out the bacon simply because we don't like it, but otherwise followed ...

Made these last night and they were great! I followed the recipe exactly and my only compliant is that they were a little runny... I prefer really thick, creamy potatoes so next time I will use ...

You can't go wrong with butter, bacon and sour cream in mashed potatoes, and cooking them in chicken broth just added another layer of delicious flavor. I didn't measure exactly, but I certainl...

These are very good. Chicken stock is a great way to make mashed potatoes if you are watching your weight. When making with steak use beef broth. I dont add bacon and they are wonderful!

Make Sure You Use 5 Large Potatoes Or 10 Small. Try More Bacon.

Made this for thanksgiving twice. LOVE IT. I didn't change much, I don't really like bacon, so I don't add it. One of my fave mashed potatoes recipes out there.

This is so far the best mashed potato recipe I’ve come across here in this website. You just cannot go wrong with butter, sour cream, fresh chives and crisp bacon in mashed potatoes cooked in ch...

YUMMY FOR TUMMY! I prepare the bacon, but I leave it out and let everyone put it on top as a garnish that wants it. Such a glorious comfort food!