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Easy Cheddar Mashed Potatoes


Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

Image © Diana Rattray
Great tasting mashed Yukon gold potatoes are combined with sharp white Cheddar cheese. Serve these potatoes with roast beef or pork, or alongside just about any main dish.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, cut in 1-inch cubes
  • 2/3 cup shredded white sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


Put potato cubes in a medium saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to a gentle boil and boil for about 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Drain and transfer to a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mash well. Taste and adjust seasonings.

Serves 4 to 6.

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