STREAMING NOW: The Delicious Miss Dahl

Special Holiday Potatoes

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I've been making these mashed potatoes for years. They are always requested at family gatherings. Although, I call them holiday potatoes, they can be made any time. I love the fact you can make them ahead, especially during the holidays when things are a bit hectic. They always turn out and taste great! The Yukon gold potato has a bit of a buttery flavor and works well in this recipe, but any potato is fine.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel and cube potatoes.
  2. In a large pot add 2 tablespoons butter, garlic and all of the white part of the onion and 1/2 of the green part. Saute until nearly tender. In the same pot, add the cubed potatoes and just enough broth to cover the potatoes. If there is not enough broth, add a little water.
  3. Boil approximately 20 minutes or until potatoes reach a mashable consistency. Drain well.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients and blend well. Place in a prepared 9 x 13 pan.Cover and bake 1 hour.
  5. Remove from heat and lightly drizzle with butter and sprinkle with paprika if desired.
  6. NOTES: At Christmas time, I will add a bit of finely diced Red and Green Pepper when mashing the potatoes just to add a bit of festive color. It doesn't really affect the taste.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: