Cajun Mashed Potatoes

Total Time:
1 hr
Prep:
35 min
Cook:
25 min

Yield:
10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 5 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 sticks butter
  • One 8-ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun Seasoning, recipe follows
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon seasoned salt, such as Lawry's
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cajun Seasoning:
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a simmer and add the potatoes. Bring to a boil and cook until fork tender, 20 to 25 minutes.

  • Drain the potatoes in a large colander. Place them back into the dry pot and put the pot on the stove. Mash the potatoes over low heat, allowing all of the steam to escape.

  • Turn off the heat before adding the butter, cream cheese, heavy cream and Cajun Seasoning. Mash, mash, mash! Next, add the seasoning salt, salt and pepper. Mash to combine.

  • Place the lid on the pan to keep the potatoes warm until you are ready to serve.

Cajun Seasoning:
  • Combine the garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, salt and cayenne.


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