Mashed Redskin Potatoes

 
I had the blessing of having my Grandma Ruth over for dinner last weekend. Since then, she will not stop ranting and raving about these mashed redskin potatoes! 
Because I love you Grandma..here is my recipe. I suppose I owe you one ;) lol.
 Love, Janelle 
4 lbs of redskin potatoes. I peeled any “brown spots” I didn’t like off and kept the good skin on. Boil these on high heat until very tender. Pierce with a fork to test – if the fork goes through easily they are done. Drain in colander. Transfer to large bowl.
Mash potatoes with sour cream, butter, milk, salt, pepper, and garlic powder
( I used Garlic, Garlic from Tastefully Simple)
This made enough for 10 servings. I also made corn on the cob, bread twists, cucumber salad, watermelon , Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs, and Triple Berry Cobbler.

Mashed Redskin Potatoes
4 lbs redskin potatoes (brown spots peeled off)
1 stick of butter
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp garlic powder (or more to your liking)
salt and pepper to taste.

Peel brown spots off of potatoes keeping some of the red skin on. Boil potatoes in a large pot until tender. Pour out into colander. Transfer hot potatoes into a large mixing bowl. Add butter to potatoes and mix with mixer (or mash with a potato masher). Get out most lumps (I always leave in a few). Add remaining ingredients and mix ( or mash) well.
(If you want thinner potatoes add
additional milk 1 Tbsp at a time.) 

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  1. Heather G. says:

    This sounds yummy! Very similar to how I make regular mash potatoes. I will have to try it with red potatoes, I love those too! Thanks for sharing!

    Blessings,
    Heather

  2. I have been looking for a recipe for red skinned potatoes. Thanks so much!

  3. Lauren Waggoner says:

    I just made these for my family today for Easter and they ALL loved them! Said they were “restaurant quality”. Thank you so much for this recipe and all the others I plan on making! Love from California- God bless you and your family!

  4. I needed a simple recipe using the Garlic Garlic seasoning from Tastefully simple. I even added some fresh garlic cloves peeled while boiling the red skinned potatoes! Yummy! It goes great with baked chicken!

  5. just like I make them….sometimes I add shredded cheese…yum!

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