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Italian Mashed Potatoes

These Italian Mashed Potatoes can be made ahead of time and then popped in the oven right before the rest of the meal is served or warmed up in a slow cooker!  A perfect side for holidays or just a weeknight meal!
Servings: 4 people
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 2 pounds of potatoes baked and skins removed
  • 4 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 cup milk I used whole
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 TBSP dried basil
  • 1 TBSP dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat together the cooked potatoes and cream cheese until smooth, adding the milk as you go.
  • Beat in the spices and herbs and then stir in the cheese.
  • Pour into an oven proof dish, cover, and bake for 20 minutes