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Ultra Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes

Serves: 6

The secret to making these potatoes extra-flavorful is cooking them in chicken broth. They're mashed until perfectly smooth and creamy, with just the right amount of butter and cream to make a savory side everyone will enjoy.


2 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Certified Organic Chicken Broth
6 Yukon gold potatoes  (about 2 1/2 pounds), unpeeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 8 cups)
1/2 cup light cream  or half and half
2 tbsp. butter


Heat the broth and potatoes in a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil.

Reduce the heat to medium. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Drain the potatoes well in a colander, reserving the broth.

Mash the potatoes with the reserved broth, the cream and butter.  Season to taste.

Flavor Variation: For Ultimate Mashed Potatoes, stir 1/2 cup sour cream, 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (reserve some to sprinkle on top), and 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives into the hot mashed potatoes. Sprinkle with the reserved bacon.

Easy Substitution: For Ultra Creamy Sweet Potatoes, substitute 2 large sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 5 1/2 cups) for the potatoes.  Makes 5 servings.

Serving Suggestion: These potatoes are delicious served with your favorite Campbell's® Gravy.

Ultra Creamy Mashed Potatoes