These mashed potatoes made with a brick of cream cheese are seasoned with packaged ranch salad dressing mix.
INGREDIENTS (for 9 servings):
- 5 pounds peeled and cubed potatoes
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix
- 4 tablespoons heavy cream (optional)
- 1 pinch salt
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes; cook until tender but still firm. Drain, and transfer to a large bowl.
Before mashing potatoes, add the cream cheese, salad dressing, cream and salt.
Beat with a mixer until smooth. Serve immediately.