Smoky & Cheesy Buttermilk Baked Mashed Potatoes
These Smoky & Cheesy Buttermilk Baked Mashed Potatoes are heaven in a bite! They make a great side for your Thanksgiving dinner or appetizer for any day of the week.
- 3 lbs russet potatoes
- 4 tbsp butter
- 3 tbsp cream cheese
- 1 tsp sea salt I used McCormick Gourmet Sicilian
- 1/2 tsp black pepper I used McCormick Gourmet Coarse Grind
- 1/2 tsp smoked paprika I used McCormick Gourmet
- 1/2 tsp Garlic Salt I used McCormick Gourmet
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese blend
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. and fill large Dutch oven 3/4 full of water.
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.
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.
Calories: 598kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 1320mg | Potassium: 1516mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1098IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 398mg | Iron: 3mg