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Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Mashed potatoes made with cream cheese are a delicious side dish that can go with many of your favorite dinners.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese, mashed potatoes, potatoes, side dish
Servings: 1 Cup
Calories: 210kcal


  • 2 lbs of red potatoes quartered
  • 1-2 large garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese cubed
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Rosemary or parsley


  • Wash and scrub your potatoes before cooking them
  • In a large pot of water bring the potatoes to a boil and then lower the heat to a simmer on the stove.  Simmer until they are tender - about 10-20 minutes.
  • Drain and return them to the pot.
  • Place the pot on medium heat for about a minute to dry out the potatoes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add the garlic, ricotta cheese, cream cheese, and Parmesan cheese.
  • Mash well.
  • Add salt & pepper to your liking, mix again.
  • Garnish with green onions or fresh rosemary, optional


Calories: 210kcal