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Prep-Ahead Mashed Potatoes
Prep-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Prep-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

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Cook Minutes 40 Min
Prep : 30 Min Cook: 10 Min
Sour cream and cream cheese keep this favourite deliciously rich so you can prepare it the night before and just microwave when you're ready.
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12 Servings
Original recipe yields 12 Servings
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3 lb. /1.5 kg red potatoes (about 10 medium), cut into chunks
1 cup sour cream
125 g (1/2 of 250-g pkg.) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, cubed
1/4 cup milk
2 Tbsp. butter
1 pkg. (8 oz./227 g) fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme
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Step 1
Place potatoes in large saucepan. Add enough water to completely cover potatoes. Bring to boil on high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 15 min. or until potatoes are tender.
Step 2
Drain potatoes; return to saucepan. Add sour cream, cream cheese and milk. Mash with potato masher to desired consistency. Spoon into microwaveable serving bowl; cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Step 3
Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet on medium-high heat; add mushrooms. Cook 5 min. or until mushrooms are tender, stirring frequently. Spoon into small bowl; cover. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Step 4
Vent plastic wrap covering potatoes. Microwave on HIGH 6 to 8 min. or until heated through; stir. Top with mushrooms. Microwave, uncovered, an additional 2 to 3 min. or until heated through. Sprinkle with thyme.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Prepare as directed, using shiitake, oyster or cremini mushrooms.
Substitute fresh chives for the thyme.
Make it Easy
You can peel the potatoes if desired - it's a matter of personal preference. The skins add texture, nutrients and colour to the dish.
Make Ahead
These potatoes can be made up to 2 days before your holiday celebration.
Size Wise
You can still enjoy your favourite foods while keeping portion size in mind.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 8 g
Saturated fat 4.5 g
23 %
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 85 mg
4 %
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A
6 %
Vitamin C
35 %
6 %
8 %
Makes 12 servings, 2/3 cup (150 mL) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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