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Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6


  • 4 russet potatoes scrubbed, peeled, and cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp 2% milk
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp light sour cream
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper to taste


  • Peel and cut the potatoes. Place them,along with a sprinkling of salt, into a large saucepan and add enough water to cover the potatoes by 1 inch. Bring the water to a boil over high heat then reduce the heat to medium low and simmer until the potatoes are fork tender, about 15-18 minutes. Drain the potatoes.
  • Place the butter into the milk and heat in the microwave for 30 seconds. Pour the milk mixture onto the potatoes along with the sour cream; season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Mash the potatoes using a hand masher until creamy and smooth. Place into a serving bowl and serve immediately. Enjoy.