Sour Cream and Scallion Smashed Potatoes
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Sour cream and scallion mashed potatoes come together quickly using just a few ingredients and make the perfect side that is naturally vegetarian and gluten free.
Recipe Type: Side
Yield: 4
  • 2½-3 pounds potatoes, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup warm milk
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup chopped scallions, plus more for garnish
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Put the potatoes in a large pot of salted water and bring to a boil. Simmer until the potatoes are soft, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot. Add the warmed milk and mash with a potato masher or wooden spoon.
  3. Add the sour cream and continue mashing until you reach the desired consistency/smoothness.
  4. Stir in the scallions with a wooden spoon and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve immediately, topped with additional scallions, if desired.
Gluten Free, Kosher Dairy, Vegetarian
Recipe by Katherine Martinelli at