Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Rich and Creamy Mashed Potatoes make the perfect side dish to go with any meal! Loaded with sour cream, butter, heavy cream AND milk these potatoes are rich, creamy and fluffy!
- 5 lbs russet potatoes, cut into large cubes
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup milk
- salt and pepper to taste
Peel and cut potatoes into large chunks. Add the potatoes to a large pot along with the bay leaf and fill will cold water. Sprinkle with salt and bring to a boil. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender. Drain potatoes and transfer them back to the pot. Discard bay leaf.
Add the softened butter and mash the potatoes until smooth and lump free.
Add in the sour cream and heavy cream and continue mashing until the potatoes are smooth and fluffy. Add in the milk, stir then add in the remaining milk as needed.
Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.