The Wellness Soldier: Goats Cheese and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Every kitchen needs an amazing go-to mashed potato for those nights when you don’t want to spend 30-40 minutes on a side dish.

Every kitchen needs an amazing go-to mashed potato for those nights when you don’t want to spend 30-40 minutes on a side dish.  

Simply peel (or not) potatoes, throw them in a pot of boiling water, and mash when finished…how easy is that!!  

The addition of goat’s cheese, chives, and subtle hints of garlic throughout these mashed potatoes will keep your family and friends talking.  Taking them from “These mashed potatoes are OK” –to- “Where have these mashed potatoes been all my life?”  

You can use red potatoes, Yukon gold potatoes, russet potatoes, white potatoes, purple potatoes, or even kennebec potatoes for a great tasting mashed potato.

Ingredients:

2.5 Pounds Potatoes

10oz package of Soft Ripened Goats Cheese

25 Chives

2 Garlic Cloves

½ Cup Butter

1 Cup Vegetable Stock (Can be substituted for cream)

Salt & Pepper

Directions:

Peel and cut potatoes,

Boil in Salted water for approx. 30-40 minutes or until fork tender,

Strain potatoes from liquid,

Place strained potatoes in a mixing bowl,

Add remaining ingredients and mash/incorporate well,

Add more stock or cream if a creamier consistency is wanted,

Taste, Season, and Taste,

Serve, Eat Well, and Be Happy.

Featured image via kaleenalindsayphotography

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