Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes Recipe -
Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes

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"Velvety mashed potatoes made with sour cream and chives! Scallions also work well if you do not have chives on hand."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    40 mins


  1. Place potatoes in a large pot with enough water to come up 2 inches from the bottom. Bring to a boil, and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, until fork tender. Drain, and mash. Mix in the milk using a potato masher or an electric mixer until fluffy. Stir in the sour cream and chives, and season with salt and pepper.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 05, 2005

These potatoes were great. Sealed them in 2 & 4 portion sizes. Froze them and used them when I needed a side dish. These were excellent and no one even suspected that they had previously been frozen and reheated. Excellent recipe

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 24, 2011

It was just ok... nothing to get excited about. Honestly, it was rather bland ... the sour cream didn't add any additional flavour

Jan 01, 2005

velvety and delicious- followed recipe to a "T" - was done early- kept in oven for 1/2 an hour while rest of dinner finished- they still tasted perfect and were very pretty as a side item to the meat.

Nov 18, 2005

You can not go wrong with this recipe. What could be better than chives and sour cream with mashed potatoes. I make roasted garlic potatoes on a regular basis, and this was a great change to our usual. Will definately make again. Thanks for the post.

Nov 04, 2004

I have always made our mashed potatoes this way. Sooo good! I use the sour cream occasionally but not all the time. I also add about 1/4-1/2 cup melted butter in which I sautee the green onions in for a few seconds. MMmmmm!

Nov 10, 2008

Great alternative to standard mashed potatoes! Followed the recipe exactly but added some butter and they turned out wonderful.

Nov 04, 2006

My entire family loved this recipe even my husband who had to eat it reheated. It was sooo creamy and delicious. I added 3 Tbsp butter and used dried chives instead of fresh. Thanks so much for the recipe!

Nov 12, 2002

A very good variation on an old standby. This dish tastes excellent as is and lends itself to experimenting by adding garlic, parmesan cheese etc. The dots of green chives added some nice contrast to the white potatoes.


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  • Calories
  • 129 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.8 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 3.4 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 21 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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