Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes For Four
October 09, 2014
Categories: Comfort Food, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Potatoes, Budget-Friendly, Easy/Beginner Cooking, Make-Ahead, Christmas, Entertaining, Fall/Autumn, Labor Day, Mother's Day, New Years, Regional Holiday, Sunday Dinner, Winter, Boil, Oven Bake, Stove Top, Gluten-Free, No Eggs, Vegetarian, Make it from scratch more
"I find that there are so many last minute things to do when you are making that special holiday dinner that I love to make my mashed potatoes ahead of time and just pop them in the oven a half hour before dinner. You may sub margerine for the butter"
- Serving Size: 1 (262.2 g)
- Calories 313
- Total Fat - 17.2 g
- Saturated Fat - 10.8 g
- Cholesterol - 45.9 mg
- Sodium - 176.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 36.8 g
- Dietary Fiber - 5.5 g
- Sugars - 2.7 g
- Protein - 4.5 g
- Calcium - 44.4 mg
- Iron - 1.3 mg
- Vitamin C - 21.3 mg
- Thiamin - 0.2 mg
Cover the prepared potatoes pieces with cold water. Add chopped garlic. Bring to a boil and cook until fork tender.
When fork tender drain, remove garlic pieces, return potatoes to the pot, low heat to dry the potatoes (approx 1- 2 minutes).
Melt the butter together with the half & half cream & steak seasoning, heat until warm.
Gradually pour the butter mixture into the potatoes as you mash them. Mash until there are no lumps but the potatoes still have some texture..Place in a baking dish with a cover.
You may now store covered in the fridge until an hour before serving.
Half an hour to 45 minutes before dinner, potatoes at room temperature, place dish in preheated 325f oven.
You may have a warmer oven just decrease the time the potatoes are in there.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.