Chive Mashed Potatoes

Chive Mashed Potatoes
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  • 8Servings


  • 4 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 2 sticks (8 ounces) butter, softened and cut into pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh chives, snipped, for garnish


In a large pot of salted water, bring the potatoes to a boil. Cook until tender, about 30 minutes. Drain; reserve the pot.

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan or a microwave, heat the half-and-half until steaming. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter until melted. Keep warm.

Using a sieve or food mill, press the potatoes, a few pieces at a time, into the empty pot. Whisk the cream mixture into the potatoes and heat over low heat until warm. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon into a serving bowl and top with the chives.