Ultimate Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Ultimate Mashed Potatoes Recipe

If you did not know I am Irish — and Irish people know a lot about potatoes.

I pride myself in whipping up the best mashed potatoes on this side of the Mississippi and I wanted to share my Ultimate Mashed Potatoes recipe – it is creamy, smooth, and rich!

If you make these potatoes for Thanksgiving your family is going to go CRAZY for them

Best of all they are SUPER DUPER easy to make and gluten – free

Ultimate Mashed Potatoes Recipe

This dish makes enough for 4 – you can easily double or triple the recipe if you like

Everything you need to make this yummy dish is shown above

Just take a look at the picture below — don’t you just want to eat some!!!

I serve these potatoes in a casserole dish for effect – I think the blue suits it very much

Ultimate Mashed Potatoes Recipe

One last picture before we get into the recipe – if you make this recipe let me know how you like it 🙂

Ultimate Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Ultimate Mashed Potatoes Recipe



  • 5 Yukon Potatoes - They are gold in color
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup of onion - finely diced
  • 4 ounces of sour cream
  • 2 ounces of light cream cheese
  • ¼ cup of parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup of butter
  • Chives - Garnish


  1. Cut each potato into 4 pieces - I leave the skin on
  2. Place the potatoes, garlic ,and onions into boiling water - I use a large stock pot
  3. Boil till potatoes are tender
  4. Drain ( none of the potatoes, garlic, or onions should come out)
  5. Place the potato mix back into the pot - over low heat add cream cheese, parmesan cheese, sour cream , and butter
  6. Mash like it is going out of style
  7. Place in serving dish and garnish with chives
  8. Enjoy!