Mashed Potatoes & Summer-Time Salad

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Mashed Potatoes & Salad can complete any meat dish. So next time you’ve got part of a meal, but need something else to seal the deal, pull up this recipe for mashed potatoes and summer-time salad.


Prep Time: 20 min   Cook Time: 45 min

Ingredients for Mashed Potatoes:

  • 8 Potatoes (medium sized; cut into cubes)
  • Seasoning (salt, pepper, garlic powder, creole seasoning, & Italian seasoning)
  • Milk (1 cup)
  • Butter (2/3 stick)
  • Sour Cream (or Cream Cheese) about 8oz.

Directions for Mashed Potatoes:

  1. After cutting all the potatoes into cubes drop them into a large pot of boiling water and boil them for about 35 minutes (or until soft).
  2. Turn the stove heat to low and dump the potatoes into a strainer (to remove the water).
  3. Add the butter to the hot pot and toss the potatoes back in. Mix well.
  4. Mash them with a fork or cooking spoon, or an electric mixer.
  5. Add the Milk and Sour Cream and mix well.
  6. Add your seasonings a little at a time and then taste to know when its seasoned enough.
  7. Continue to mix well and add more milk (to thin) or sour cream (to thicken).


Ingredients for Salad:

  • Bag of pre-mixed Salad (mixed green)
  • Strawberries (sliced thin and small)
  • Candied Pecans
  • Feta Cheese
  • Raspberry Dressing (or something else that’s nice)

Directions for Salad:

  1. Mix it all together in a bowl and serve with dressing.


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