Irish Potato Casserole


  • 8 to 10 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (8 oz) carton sour cream
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsps salt
  • Paprika


Cook potatoes in boiling water about 30 minutes or until tender. Drain potatoes and mash. Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth. Add potatoes and remaining ingredients except paprika; stir just until combined. Spoon mixture into a lightly buttered 2-quart casserole; sprinkle with paprika. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove from refrigerator 15 minutes before baking. Uncover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Yield: 8 to 10 servings.