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Sour cream mashed potatoes with chopped chives

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Sour cream mashed potatoes have soft potatoes mashed with sour cream and butter. This Thanksgiving side dish has a creamy smooth texture and can also be enjoyed as a dip. It's flavored with basic seasoning spices like salt and pepper. It's topped with butter and pepper to add more flavors to this dish.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dip, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 349 kcal


  • Bowl
  • Spatula
  • spoon
  • Pot
  • Blender


  • 3 pounds Yukon Gold Potatoes (peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • 6 tablespoons Unsalted Butter (cut into pieces, plus more for serving)
  • ¾ cup Sour Cream
  • ¾ cup Whole Milk


  • Boil the potatoes in a large pot containing lightly salted (2 teaspoons) water. Reduce the heat as the water in the pot starts boiling and let the potatoes simmer for about 20 to 25 minutes. Drain the potatoes when they're tender and return to the potatoes to the pot.
  • Mash the potatoes in the pot and add melted butter, sour cream, and milk to it. Season them with salt and pepper and mix them until they’re smooth and creamy. Top with butter and pepper and serve.



Calories: 349kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 6gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 51mgPotassium: 1039mgFiber: 5gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 583IUVitamin C: 45mgCalcium: 97mgIron: 2mg
Keyword American cuisine, Potatoes, Sour cream mashed potatoes
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