Sour Cream and Chives Mashed Potatoes

Sour Cream and Chives Mashed Potatoes

These are heavenly!


  • 1 pound russet idaho potatates, scrubbed, peeled if desired
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 1 0r 2¬†tablespoons milk (start with 1, add the 2nd if needed)
  • 1 tablespoon chives, chopped fine (reserve 1 tsp for garnish)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Peel potatoes completely or peel off half of the skin. (I always leave some skin on as it adds more flavor)
  2. Cut potatoes into cubes and place in a large pot. Add enough water cover the potatoes, then add 1 tablespoon of salt.
  3. Boil for about 20 minutes, or until fork tender.
  4. Drain potatoes and place into a mixing bowl. Mix about 1 minute.
  5. Place sour cream, butter, milk, chives, salt and pepper and mix until smooth and fluffy.
  6. Garnish with chives and enjoy!!

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