Creamy Smashed Potatoes with Chives

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Creamy Smashed Potatoes with Chives

Chunkier and more rustic than your standard mash, these spuds are enhanced by the color and flavor of fresh chives.

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  • 3 pound baby Yukon Gold or fingerling potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoon unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


1. Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat and reduce to a simmer. Cook potatoes 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain well and return to the pot.

2. Mash with a potato masher leaving some large pieces. Stir in butter, yogurt, chives, garlic powder, salt and pepper and serve immediately.