Smoked Mashed Potatoes

Jason K. Morse


Smoked Mashed Potatoes

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

45 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Signature Pellet Blend

These mashed potatoes are smokin' delicious. Potatoes are boiled till tender before getting a splash of smoked butter and cream, then baked on the Traeger just long enough to give them a slight crust.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 2 Pound red bliss potatoes, washed and diced medium

  • chicken stock or water

  • 1/2 Stick salted butter

  • 1 Cup whole milk

  • 1/2 Cup sour cream

  • 1/2 Cup shredded or grated Parmesan cheese

  • kosher salt

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2 Cup fresh sliced green onions

Steps

  • 1

    Place the diced red potatoes into a small saucepan or stockpot and cover with chicken stock or water.
    Ingredients
    • 2 Pound red bliss potatoes, washed and diced medium

    • As Needed chicken stock or water

  • 2

    Bring to a boil and cook on a simmer until fork tender, then cook 4 to 5 minutes past that until soft.
  • 3

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 400°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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  • 4

    In a separate ovenproof pan, such as a cast iron skillet, add butter and milk and place in the Traeger during start up, until melted (approximately 7 to 10 minutes).
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    Ingredients
    • 1/2 Stick salted butter

    • 1 Cup whole milk

  • 5

    Carefully remove the butter/milk mixture from the Traeger using heatproof gloves.
  • 6

    Drain the potatoes and place into a large bowl. Add the melted butter/milk mixture and slowly mash.
  • 7

    Add sour cream, cheese and green onions, then season to taste with salt and pepper.
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 Cup sour cream

    • 1/2 Cup shredded or grated Parmesan cheese

    • To Taste kosher salt

    • To Taste freshly ground black pepper

    • 1/2 Cup fresh sliced green onions

  • 8

    Place into the cast iron skillet, then place the skillet back into the Traeger and cook until the potatoes have a slight crust and are bubbling, about 15 minutes.
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  • 9

    Carefully remove the mashed potatoes from the Traeger using heatproof gloves. Allow to cool for 5 minutes. Scoop and enjoy!