Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Here’s an easy do ahead mashed potato recipe for any dinner get together.

Ingredient List:

8-10 potatoes

1 cup plain yogurt

4 tablespoons butter

8 ounces cream cheese

2 sprigs fresh rosemary

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/3 cup chopped green onion

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

splash of milk

paprika for garnish

 Fill a large pot with water, about 2/3 full

Place on the stove, add salt and bring to a boil.

Peel the potatoes

Cut the potatoes, first in half….

Then in quarters

Place the potatoes in the water and boil 10-15 minutes, until fork tender

While the potatoes are cooking, mince the garlic.  First smash it with a knife, then chop finely.

Remove the rosemary from the stem, then chop finely.


Chop the green onions

Blend the yogurt, butter and cream cheese with a mixer.

Add the garlic, rosemary, green onion, salt and pepper.  Mix together, then remove to another bowl.

Drain the potatoes in a colander.

Mash the potatoes with the mixer, add a splash of milk.

Mix in the creamed mixture with the potatoes.

Place the mashed potatoes in a casserole dish and sprinkle with paprika.

Cover and store in the refrigerator overnight.  Bake, covered in a 350 degree oven before serving 25-30 min.