Golden Mashed Potatoes with Chives
< 30 minutes
2 lb. Russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-½ inch cubes
1-½ cups (6 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
⅔ cup half and half
¼ cup butter
2 tbsp. chopped fresh chives
½ tsp. salt
⅛ tsp. pepper
- 1.Place potatoes in large stockpot and cover with water. Bring to boil on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, 10 to 12 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.
- 2.Drain potatoes, return to pot and heat on low until excess moisture has evaporated, about 1 to 2 minutes.
- 3.Add cheese, half and half, and butter to the potatoes. Mash with potato masher until smooth. Stir in chopped chives, salt and pepper.
- 4.Transfer potatoes to serving bowl.