Simple & Fresh Summer "Mashed Potatoes With Herb Butter and Cheese" for #SundaySupper

using LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt

I am very excited to participate in this week's recipe. This is a little twist to a super basic and simple recipe that kids and adults will really enjoy.

In this very special #SundaySupper movement, I had the pleasure of interact with people very amazing. This week we are introducing LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt.

About LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt Land O’Lakes is expanding its popular line of half-stick butter with the introduction of LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt. This new product contains wholesome ingredients: sweet cream, olive oil and sea salt. LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt is an easy and convenient way to simply enhance the flavor of your favorite foods. Available in a premeasured half-stick size, this new product can be used for topping and cooking a variety of foods, combining the two ingredients consumers often combine separately when frying or sautéing foods. The delicious taste of butter and olive oil will add delicious flavor to any dish.

 Disclosure: The author received a full-value coupon redeemable for LAND O LAKES® Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt, for recipe development and review purposes.
All opinions are my own.

They are adding a new and delicious flavor to their already large family of LAND O LAKES® Butter.

I invite you to delight your senses with new recipes that we will bring this week.

  • 2 punds of Yukon gold potatoes
  • 8-1/2 sticks of Land O Lakes® butter with Olive Oil and Sea Salt
  • 1 cup of basil finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup of fat free Half and Half
  • 2 teaspoons of black pepper
  • 2 cups of Parmesan Cheese

Cut and peel the potatoes into chunks. Place in a large bowl, cover with enough water and cook in microwave for 30 minutes.

In a separate bowl with the butter add the basil, garlic, cheese and pepper, heat the half and half for 40 seconds and set aside.

Once the potatoes are ready, drain in a colander and place the potatoes back in the bowl, mash with a fork or potato masher, add the above ingredients and mix well so that the mix is consistent.

Serve immediately.
Makes 10 portions.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

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  1. These look amazing! Love that you serve them individually! My kids would love that.

  2. I have not tried cooking potatoes in the microwave for mashed potatoes. What a great idea to keep the heat down in the kitchen. The fresh basil is a great addition and one of my favorite herbs.

  3. There is nothing better than mashed potatoes! YUMMM!

  4. I'm with Renee - great idea to cook the potatoes in the microwave, especially in the summer.

  5. Thank you all of you for your comments. It is a very simple recipe with a lot of flavor. :D

  6. Anonymous6/10/2012

    How can this butter not be delish with your potatoes! WOW....

  7. This looks fabulous. Love basil in potatoes. Also love that you used half and half.

    1. I love to use half and half in my mashed potatoes, and is fat free so that makes it more healthy.

  8. WOW! This does look super delicious! Love the way you presented it. :)

    1. Thank you small portions are the key.

  9. Oh Mercy! These just have to be the best!

  10. You can't beat homemade mashed potatoes! Yum I want these for breakfast now.

  11. Yum! You can't go wrong with homemade buttery mashed potatoes. I love the addition of the basil and parmesan cheese. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Your welcome, my kids loved, it really was a success.

  12. I'm obsessed. These mashed potatoes look and sound divine!

    1. Thank you, I'm sure the you would loved.

  13. These mashed potatoes should be my life - gosh so delicious :D

    Choc Chip Uru

  14. I wish I could be eating these right now!


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