Mashed Potatoes with Chives

The biggest seller at Stew Leonard’s take-out counter is mashed potatoes, which reveals the enduring popularity of whipped spuds. In most mashed potato recipes, the potato skins are discarded. In this dish, they are left on to add color, texture, and nutrition. Serve these country-style mashed potatoes with any kind of roasted meat.


Preparation Time: 10 min.


Cooking Time: 20 min.


Yield: 3 to 4 servings   

Measurements Ingredients Savings Availability
2 lbs.  Red Potatoes Weekly Special $1.99 ea. - Save $2 Add to Shopping list

Peeled and halved (about 8 potatoes)

1 tbs.  unsalted butter $2.10 - Save $0.99 Add to Shopping list
3/4 cup  Chives $ Add to Shopping list

Finely minced

1/2 cup  Sour Cream $ Add to Shopping list

Low fat

3/4 cup  One Gallon Milk Weekly Special $2.99 ea. - Every Day Add to Shopping list
  Salt & Pepper $ Add to Shopping list

1. Place the potatoes in a pot, cover with salted cold water, and bring to a boil. Simmer until the potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.


2. Drain the water from the pot. Add the butter to the potatoes and mash coarsely. Add the chives, sour cream, and milk and continue to mash until the potatoes are smooth. Adjust seasonings to taste. If necessary, reheat on low setting, stirring.