Appetizers & Side Dishes

Southern Garlic Mash Potatoes & Cheese Sauce Recipe

Prep Time: 15  |  Cook Time: 50  |  Servings: 8  |  Calories:
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Prep Time
15
Cook Time
50
Servings
8

The perfect side dish for holiday gatherings, these rich, creamy—and okay, decadently delicious—mashed potatoes are a big hit. The sauce includes Cajun seasoning and robust Sargento® 4 State Cheddar cheese.

Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. Baby red potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. garlic powder
  • White pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup Heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup Salted butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup Sour cream
  • ¼ cup Sargento® Shredded Pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. Chives
  • 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 cup Sargento® Shredded 4 State Cheddar cheese
Directions
  1. Dice potatoes into cubes. Place potatoes in a large pot (6-quart) and cover with cold, salted water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and cook until tender.
  2. Drain cooked potatoes. Add in the heavy cream, butter, Cajun season, white pepper, Pepper Jack cheese, chives and sour cream and mix well with a wooden spoon.
  3. Mash the potatoes with a potato masher until smooth, adding a little extra milk if needed. Add in the garlic, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. FOR SAUCE: In a skillet on medium heat, add whipping cream and allow to come to a simmer. Add in a dash of Cajun seasoning and 4 State Cheddar cheese a little at a time until your sauce is creamy.

Nutrition Facts
8 Servings
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29 grams
Saturated Fat 19 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 7 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 grams
Cholesterol 90 milligrams
Sodium 270 milligrams
Total Carbohydrates 22 grams
Dietary Fiber 2 grams
Total Sugars 3 grams
Protein 8 grams
Vitamin A 249RE
Vitamin C 10mg 15%
Calcium 175mg 20%
Iron 1mg 6%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.