Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

  • Author: Kate Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • 3 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1/4 cup whole milk, warmed for 30 seconds in the microwave
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 8 tablespoons butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup prepared horseradish (extra if you like things especially spicy!)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/8 cup chopped fresh chives


  1. Place potatoes into a large saucepan of water. Bring to a boil and start testing the potatoes after 10 minutes. When they are done, a knife will easily pierce the potato – you want them tender but not mushy. Drain.
  2. Return potatoes to the saucepan and add milk, cream cheese and butter. Mash with a potato mashed until they are the consistency you like. You can add more milk if you like them extra creamy in texture.
  3. Stir in horseradish and chives and serve at once.