Side Dish

Confetti Mashed Potatoes

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Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours
Servings: 6
Calories: 273kcal
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Confetti Mashed Potatoes


  • 2 1/2 lbs potatoes cut into chunks
  • 1 cup Red pepper finely chopped, 1pepper
  • 1 cup Half-and-half
  • 2 tbsp Chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 tbls Butter
  • 1/2 cup Scallions chopped 2 scallions
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • Additional butter optional


  • In large pot, combine potatoes with enough salted water to cover. Over high heat, bring to boil; cook until potatoes are tender, 15-20 minutes. Drain and return to pot.
  • Meanwhile, in large nonstick skillet, melt 1 T. butter over medium heat. Add chopped pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until almost tender, about 8 minutes. Add scallions; cook, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes. Remove skillet from heat; reserve mixture.
  • In microwave-safe measuring cup, combine half-and-half and remaining 3 T. butter; on high, microwave mixture in 15-second intervals until hot and butter is melted, about 1 minute. Stir hot half-and-half mixture, salt and pepper into potatoes; mash.
  • Stir in chopped parsley and pepper and scallion mixture. If desired, serve topped with additional butter.


Calories |273kcalCarbohydrates |36gProtein |5gFat |12gSaturated Fat |8gPolyunsaturated Fat |1gMonounsaturated Fat |3gTrans Fat |1gCholesterol |35mgSodium |483mgPotassium |904mgFiber |5gSugar |3gVitamin A |1158IUVitamin C |69mgCalcium |70mgIron |2mg