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Mashed Potato Magic

Mashed Potato Magic recipe
photo by:kraft
Want to make some Mashed Potato Magic? The secrets are all laid out to behold in this easy mix-and-match recipe.
10 min
35 min
9 servings, about 1/2 cup each
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what you need

Take 2 lb. potatoes and mix & match your recipe from these options...

mix-in options flavoring choices
1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream 3 Tbsp. chopped green onions or fresh chives
6 oz. VELVEETA®, cut up (about 1 cup) 1/4 cup TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese 3 Tbsp. OSCAR MAYER Real Bacon Bits
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed 2 cloves minced fresh or roasted garlic

Just follow our 3 simple steps:

PEEL potatoes; cut into 1-inch cubes. Place in medium saucepan. Add enough water to completely cover potatoes. Bring to boil on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10 to 15 min. or until tender. Drain.

RETURN potatoes to the pan; mash to desired consistency with hand masher or electric mixer.

ADD mix-ins and flavorings. Cook until heated through, stirring frequently.

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Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Serve this potato side dish with a crisp, mixed green salad or vegetable and cooked lean meat, poultry or fish.
Make Ahead
Prepare this tasty side dish up to 2 days in advance and store, covered, in the refrigerator until ready to serve. To reheat, place the potato mixture in a microwaveable bowl; cover with vented microwave-safe plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH about 4 min. or until heated through, stirring after 2 min. Stir in a few spoonfuls of milk for extra creaminess, if desired.
Food Facts
Russet potatoes are the best variety to use for mashed potatoes.
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