Skin-on Savory Mashed Potatoes

Skin-on Savory Mashed Potatoes


"This is a version of Mashed Potatoes that my husband actually likes. You can use any type of potatoes and change the amounts of butter, sour cream, and milk to your taste. I like it with russets myself."


servings 203 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 203 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 12.5 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook until tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain potatoes, and transfer to a bowl. Add butter, and mash with a potato masher or electric mixer until potatoes are starting to become smooth. Add milk and sour cream, and mix to your desired texture. Careful not to over mix the potatoes once they are creamy. Season with garlic, basil, salt and pepper.
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  1. 109 Ratings


I freaked out when I saw this recipe because I didn't know how much 2 lb of potatoes was. I used a kitchen scale, and 2 lb of potatoes is approximately 8 medium-sized potatoes. This recipe is ve...

With 1/2 cup of butter anything is good! This was a delicious recipe- for those of you not following the recipe ( skim milk, low fat sour cream etc) you should not be rating THIS recipe, you hav...

This is a great recipe! The only thing I would change is the garlic... I found that adding the fresh chopped garlic was a bit strong and next time I think I'll saute it in olive oil for a minute...

We really enjoyed these! Creamy texture, rather than the fluffiness I usually associate with mashed potatoes. I love potatoe skin, though, and it's so nutritious! I have also tried baking the...

Maybe it's my fault for using skim milk, fat-free sour cream & low-fat butter substitute, but this tasted too "light" to me, like it had no substance or "oomph".

Used Yukon Gold potatoes, and put some peeled garlic (to taste) into the water the potatoes were boilng in...Mashed it all together and added the rest of the ingredients...Sprinkled a little par...

I really liked these. I'm not a huge fan of garlic, so instead of adding directly to the potatoes, i used 1 tsp crushed garlic right in the water when i boiled the potatoes. Gives a little hin...

I loved these ptoatoes. Skins are great for you and I think red or yukon potatoes would be best. I boiled 4 whole garlic cloves with the potatoes. I used maine potatoes and they were good. I add...

These potatoes were AWESOME! I made them exactly like the recipe and they came out awesome. I won't ever peel a potato again! Thanks!