Delicious and Creamy Skin-On Savory Mashed Potatoes

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Delicious and Creamy Skin-On Savory Mashed Potatoes
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on May 15, 2024

Indulge in the creamy and savory goodness of these mashed potatoes, with the added bonus of keeping the nutritious skin on for extra flavor and texture. Perfect as a side dish for any meal or as a comforting snack on its own.


  • 3 lbs russet potatoes, washed and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped chives for garnish


  1. In a large pot, add the potato chunks and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook until potatoes are fork-tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  2. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot. Add the butter, milk, sour cream, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Mash the potatoes using a potato masher until smooth and creamy. Leave some chunks for texture.
  4. Adjust seasoning if needed and transfer the mashed potatoes to a serving bowl.
  5. Garnish with chopped chives before serving.
  6. Enjoy your creamy and flavorful skin-on savory mashed potatoes!

Interesting Facts

  • Leaving the skin on the potatoes adds extra fiber and nutrients to the dish.
  • Sour cream gives a tangy and rich flavor to the mashed potatoes.
  • Chopped chives not only add a pop of color but also a fresh aroma to the dish.