Smoky and Cheesy Buttermilk Baked Mashed Potatoes
3 lbs russet potatoes
4 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons cream cheese
1 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Sicilian Sea Salt
1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Coarse Grind Black Pepper
1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Smoked Paprika
1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Garlic Salt
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese blend
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. and fill large Dutch oven 3/4 full of water.
2. Peel and cube potatoes and place in water filled Dutch oven. Bring to boil then cook for 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender. Drain and transfer to the bowl of a stand or electric mixer. Add butter and cream cheese to potatoes and mix on low to combine. Add seasonings and buttermilk until smooth and creamy.
3. Transfer potatoes to individual oven proof baking dishes or one medium sized baking dish and top with cheddar cheese. Bake for 15 minutes, until cheese is melted. Remove and serve.
Makes 4 servings