It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a heaping bowl of light and fluffy spuds. While this version is a classic, check out the variations (below) for some interesting twists.
Cheddar & Garlic
Skip the cream cheese and stir in 4 cups (1 L) grated old cheddar and 3 minced garlic cloves.
Herb & Mustard
Stir in 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped fresh basil or coriander and 1/4 cup (50 mL) grainy Dijon at the end of mashing.
Coarsely chop 3 whole roasted red peppers and stir in with 2 sliced green onions.
Instead of cream cheese, stir in 1/2 cup (125 mL) tzatziki and 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried dillweed.
Sour Cream & Bacon
Skip the cream cheese and stir in 1/2 cup (125 mL) sour cream and 5 strips cooked, crumbled bacon.