It’s Sunday & perhaps you are feeling lazy but I have a VERY EASY & SIMPLE recipe for you. I promise. It’s delicious, especially if you love mashed potatoes. I know I do, I like my mashed potatoes “chunky style” & I like the skins left on too.

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Parmesan Basil Mashed Potatoes
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Mashed potatoes loaded with parmesan cheese & basil.
Serves: 6 servings
  • 6 medium to large sized potatoes (red or white skinned)
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, shredded
  1. Clean & wash the potatoes, poke a few holes in them & microwave them.
  2. Use your microwave settings or just cook them until they are soft.
  3. Add potatoes to a bowl & mash them.
  4. Stir in sour cream, olive oil, butter & parmesan cheese.
  5. Mix well & add black pepper, garlic salt & basil.
  6. Stir well & serve hot.
  7. Garnish with additional parmesan cheese or basil leaves.
  • Kim Miller

    Thanks for Sharing….Looks Yummy !!!!

    • Raquel

      You’re welcome, I hope you try it Kim!

  • Krizia

    Great recipe for my brother-in-law, he’s a vegetarian! 😀

    x Krizia

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  • I just harvested my potatoes!!! AND I have a ton of basil so your timing with this is perfect 🙂 They look sooooo good. Mmmmmmm

    • Raquel

      you will love it! I too have lots of basil that needs to find a dish to hop into!

  • Brandy

    I have to try this one! Maybe this will make it on the next Date Night Menu 🙂 Keep up the amazing recipes and I might just get a ring one day, hahaha

    • Raquel

      Bahaha…. it does work lol. I made dinner for my bf & his client & his client told him to marry me because I could cook lol

  • rosemary is one of my favorite spices! I feel like I am missing some of you post..your blog doesn’t feed into my dashboard anymore 🙁

    • Raquel

      Uh oh! Maybe that is because I switched to WordPress? I thought it would still do it….

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