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Creamy Spinach Mashed Potatoes

With spinach mashed potatoes you still have amazingly creamy mashed potatoes, with a little added nutrition. The kids go crazy over these potatoes because they are such a fun green color!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Author Amy


  • 8 medium sized potatoes Yukon Gold are my favorite
  • ¼ c. butter
  • 1 8 oz. pkg. reduced fat cream cheese room temperature
  • c. milk
  • ¼ c. sour cream reduced fat if desired, OR plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ tsp. season salt
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 c. chopped spinach


  • Dice potatoes and add a pot. Cover with water. Bring pot to a boil and for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are soft and fall apart tender.
  • While potatoes are boiling finely chop spinach in a food processor.
  • Drain water from cooked potatoes. Add potatoes back to pot and put pot back on burner. Turn heat to low. Mash potatoes with potato masher.
  • Add butter, sour cream, cream cheese, salt, season salt, pepper and milk. Stir until everything is mixed together. Add more milk for a thinner consistency.
  • Remove from heat. Add chopped spinach and stir to combine.
  • Pour potatoes in a serving dish and serve immediately.