Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Chive And 'Cream Cheese' Smashed Red Potatoes

It seems that on every cooking competition on TV, pureed this, and foamed that, are all the rave.  I don't get it.  All I know is, as Moto Moto the Hippo from Madagascar says, "I like 'em chunky"... at least when it comes to potatoes... and babies.  Here is one of my favorite ways to make them... potatoes, that is.  Super easy and amazingly delicious!

2 1/2 pounds red potatoes, washed and cubed
water for boiling
salt to taste
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
4 ounces Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese

1.  Boil the potatoes in a pot of water for 10-15 minutes or until they are tender.  Check with a fork.
2.  Drain the water and mix in the 'cream cheese', and chives and stir with a large spoon, breaking up the potatoes as you mix.  You could use a potato masher, but like I said, "I like 'em chunky".
3.  Salt to taste.



Danielle said...


The Health Seeker's Kitchen said...

Looks absolutely delicious!! I love anything with potatoes. You are so funny~loved reading your post:)

Morgan@LittleHouseofVeggies said...

HAHA! I loved reading this post! LOL so funny! These look awesome!

The Shenandoah Vegan said...

I have all the necessary ingredients for a change! Great post! This will be the plate next time potatoes are a side dish.

Danielle said...

I'm so excited to make this tonight! I've been staring at this damn recipe for the past two!

Alex @ said...

Yum! My family love potatoes, this would go perfect with a lentil loaf!

kim g. said...

These look great! (And I also love chunky babies!)

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Get Skinny, Go Vegan. said...

Looks super yummy. I might try it with a nut cheese just because I hate being obliged to buy the pricey vegan cream cheese. But am getting back into potatoes. I can't believe I avoided them all of these years!

Chef E said...

hey - your blog looks so cute with great recipes. but this was all from 2010? how come no more posts?