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Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 4 cups peeled and diced white potatoes (about 2 pounds)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 pound goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper


  • Combine the potatoes and 1 teaspoon of the salt in a large saucepan. Cover the potatoes with water, bring to a boil and cook over medium heat until fork-tender, about 20 minutes. Drain.
  • Return the potatoes to the saucepan and, over low heat, stir them with a fork or wire whisk for about 2 minutes to dry them. Add the cream, butter, cheese, the white pepper, and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Mix well. Serve hot.