Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

These cheesy mashed potatoes are delicious, fluffy and the perfect make-ahead, no-stress side. They are super easy to prepare and so comforting you'll want to finish the whole thing off.

What you Need

Prepare potatoes


Wash the potatoes thoroughly, then peel them. Cut them into cubes and drop them into a bowl with cold water.

Boil the potatoes


Boil the potatoes until fork-tender. Add some salt, a garlic clove, and bring water to boil. Drain.

Mash the potatoes


Mash the potatoes. Add the butter in and continue to mash them until they're somewhat fluffy.

Add cheese


Whisk buttermilk, cream cheese, Fontina and Parmesan in a separate bowl. Fold them into the mashed potatoes.

Garnish and serve


Garnish with butter, chopped scallions, a bit more Fontina and you're ready to go!

- You can store these mashed potatoes in the fridge for 3 to 4 days in an airtight container without any issues. - Make a killer vegetarian Shepherd's Pie with these cheesy mashed potatoes.

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