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Herbed Crème Fraîche Mashed Potatoes

Herbed Crème Fraîche Mashed Potatoes
Serves 4
The classic mashed potato recipe you know and love, made with decadent crème fraîche and swirls of deliciously cultured butter.
  1. 2 1/5 pounds of russet potatoes
  2. 2 oz Vermont Creamery cultured butter, unsalted
  3. 8 oz Vermont Creamery crème fraîche
  4. 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 1 teaspoon pepper
  6. 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
  1. ►Peel and chop potatoes into large and even 1-inch pieces. Place in a large pot and cover with water.
  2. ►Cook over high heat until the water comes to a boil, then reduce heat to medium low and simmer until the potatoes are cooked through, about 10-15 minutes.
  3. ►Drain the potatoes and transfer back into the pot. To this, add in the cultured butter, and mash the potatoes with a potato masher until smooth.
  4. ►Spoon in the crème fraiche, salt, and pepper and stir to combine. Taste and add more salt and pepper if desired.
  5. ►Gently fold in the chives before serving, reserving a teaspoon to sprinkle on top.
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Photo Credit: Carey Nershi Photography. Sponsored by Vermont Creamery

Vermont Creamery

Consciously crafted in Vermont’s green mountains, Vermont Creamery’s line of fresh and aged goat cheeses, cultured butter, and crème fraîche have hundreds of national and international awards. In their 34th year of business, Vermont Creamery supports a network of more than 17 family farms, promoting sustainable agriculture in the region. B Corp Certified in 2014, Vermont Creamery has been ranked one of “The Best Places to Work in Vermont,” by Vermont Business Magazine. Vermont Creamery is an independently operated subsidiary of Minnesota-based Land ‘O Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies. For more information, visit vermontcreamery.com. 

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