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Test Kitchen Approved

Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Recipe By Epiphinae McClennon

Recipe By Epiphinae McClennon

No holiday meal is complete without mashed potatoes. Break out of the box and spice up your holiday mash with some herby goodness. Your guests will love you for it!

Serving Suggestions

Makes a great holiday side. Also great with meatballs and sauce.


2.5 lbs. russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and quartered

2 Tbsp. Kosher Salt, plus more to taste

2 cups heavy cream

¼ cups room temperature butter, cubed

2 Tbsp. Choice of seasoning:

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Capitol Hill Seasoning

    Named after the bustling Capitol Hill neighborhood in Denver, Colorado, this seasoning is a longtime customer favorite. We don’t call it an all-pu...

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  • Bohemian Forest

    This European style salt-free rub is perfect for roasting meats or vegetables. The scent that permeates the kitchen is worth it alone, but the flav...

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  • Herbes de Provence

    This is a classic blend originally created in the South of France. This blend has been a household name for hundreds of years and is a staple in da...

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  • Herbs Duxelles

    Duxelle is a classic French combination of a chopped mushroom medley and shallots sautéed in butter until soft and dry. We’ve taken this idea, adde...

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Place potatoes in a large pot and completely submerge in cold water. Add 2 Tbsp. kosher salt. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 10 to 15 min. Remove from heat and strain. Return to pot and mash to desired consistency. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring cream just to a simmer then remove from heat. Pour cream into potatoes, add butter, and stir until creamy. Stir in your choice of seasoning. Add salt to taste.