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Instant Potatoes

Instant Mashed Potatoes (That Taste Homemade)

Why put all that time and effort into making homemade mashed potatoes, when you can make instant mashed potatoes that taste just as good? A must-try recipe!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 233 kcal


  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2/3 cup potato flakes


  1. Put the broth, butter, and salt into a small pot, and bring to a boil. As soon as the mixture starts to boil, remove from heat.
  2. Add the sour cream and potato flakes, and mix with a fork. Make sure that all the flakes get moistened, then let them sit until all the liquid has been absorbed.
  3. Makes 2 servings, but you can easily double or triple the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Mashed Potatoes (That Taste Homemade)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 865mg38%
Potassium 354mg10%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 535IU11%
Vitamin C 24.4mg30%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.