Decadent Mashed Potato Recipe

Mashed Potato

Decadent Mashed Potato Recipe

These smooth and luxurious mashed potatoes may just upstage your turkey.


  • 5 pounds yukon gold potatoes – washed and cut into 2 inch chunks
  • Enough water to cover the potatoes in a large stock pot
  • 8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/4-1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon Mortons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 4 roasted garlic cloves, roughly a heaping tablespoon


  1. Put the chopped potatoes in a large stock pot. Add enough water or chicken broth to cover the potatoes. Bring to a boil and cook for 20-30 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender. Drain the liquid from the potatoes. Return the cooked potatoes to the pan. Add in butter, cream cheese, yogurt, salt, pepper, and garlic. Using a potato masher, mash, mash,mash the potatoes until most of the clumps are removed. Add in milk, up to 1/2 cup, and continue mashing until the potatoes are smooth and fluffy. Add more milk if desired. If you want ultra smooth potatoes, beat them with a hand or stand mixer until the desired consistency has been reached. Do not over beat the potatoes or they will take on a undesirable texture.

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