Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes


10 people

Try these amazing Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes for the holidays! We added a drizzle of cold pressed extra virgin olive oil to these rich creamy mashed potatoes just before serving for a fresh & contemporary presentation. For added convenience, this recipe can be made ahead and chilled. Simply reheat in microwave-safe container for carefree serving on the big day.


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If making this recipe the day ahead, omit the olive oil drizzle until ready to serve.


  • 1 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled
  • 1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream, warm
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Best quality extra virgin olive oil, as needed


  • 1 In a large measuring cup, gently heat cream and butter in microwave or in a small saucepan on stove, set aside.
  • 2 Cut peeled potatoes into large chunks and place in a large saucepan, cover with cold water and bring to a boil. Add ½ tablespoon salt, reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 25 minutes.
  • 3 Drain immediately.
  • 4 In a large mixing bowl, either pass potatoes through a ricer, or mash by hand.
  • 5 Add warm cream mixture and mix until smooth and cream has absorbed. S
  • 6 eason to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 7 Place in a serving dish and drizzle lightly with olive oil.



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