Recipe courtesy of Amy Chamberlain

Mashed Potatoes with Leeks and Sour Cream

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: approximately 12 cups
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Ingredients

12 baking potatoes

4 large leeks

2 tablespoons unsalted butter plus 1/2 cup

2 cups chicken broth

Salt and white pepper

1 cup sour cream

1/2 cup whole milk

Directions

  1. Peel potatoes and quarter them. Put in a pot of cold water with some salt and bring to a boil. Turn down to a simmer and cook until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Clean and chop leeks. Melt the 2 tablespoons butter in a large saute pan. Add leeks and sweat until they are soft and translucent. Add chicken broth and a little salt and white pepper and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Puree all in blender and put aside.
  3. Mash the potatoes with a masher. Add leeks, sour cream, 1/2 cup butter, and milk. Whip with an electric hand mixer. Do not over beat. Season, to taste, with salt and white pepper. Can be reheated in microwave before serving.
  4. Note: A viewer, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. The FN chefs have not tested this recipe and therefore, we cannot make representation as to the results.

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