Herbed Crème Fraîche Mashed Potatoes

4-6 servings
20 min prep time
1 hr total time

The classic mashed potato recipe you know and love packed full of flavor from luscious crème fraîche and cultured butter 


2 1/5 pounds russet potatoes

2 oz Vermont Creamery Unsalted Cultured Butter - 82% Butterfat

8 oz Vermont Creamery Crème Fraîche

1½ tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

2 tbsp fresh chives, chopped


  • STEP 1

    Peel and chop potatoes into large and even 1-inch pieces. Place in a large pot and cover with water.

  • STEP 2

    Cook over high heat until the water comes to a boil, then reduce heat to meduim low and simmer until the potatoes are cooked through, about 10-15 minutes.

  • STEP 3

    Drain the potatoes and transfer back into the pot. To this, add in the cultured butter, and mash the potatoes with a potato masher until smooth.

  • STEP 4

    Spoon in the créme fraîche, salt, and pepper and stir to combine. Taste and add more salt and pepper if desired.

  • STEP 5

    Gently fold in the chives into the mashed potatoes before serving, reserving a teaspoon to sprinkle on top.