Mashed Potatoes Au Gratin with Boursin

Mashed Potatoes Au Gratin with Boursin

Mashed potatoes get a flavor lift from the beloved garlic-herb cheese, Boursin, additional butter and cheese
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Boursin, Boursin Mashed Potatoes, Side Dish
Servings: 8
Calories: 389kcal


  • Measuring Cups/Spoons Set
  • 4-Piece Glass Liquid Measuring Cups
  • Vegetable Peeler Set
  • 18 x 24-Inch Plastic Cutting Board
  • 8" Chef's Knife
  • Box Grater
  • 2-Quart Baking Dish
  • 5-1/2-Quart Dutch Oven with Domed Lid
  • Wooden Spoon Set
  • 4-Piece Kitchen Strainer/Colander Set
  • Potato Masher
  • 10-Piece Glass Nesting Bowls



  • 3 lb Russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup Half-and-half, warmed
  • 1 pkg Garlic & Fine Herbs Boursin cheese (5.2 oz.), softened
  • 8 tbsp Unsalted butter, softened and divided
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  • ½ cup Grated Parmesan
  • 2 tbsp Chopped fresh parsley


  • Coat a 2-quart baking dish with butter.
  • Cook potatoes in a pot of boiling salted water over medium-high heat until fork-tender, 15 minutes.
  • Drain potatoes and return to pot over medium-low heat; cook 12 minutes, stirring, to remove excess moisture.
  • Add half-and-half, Boursin, and 4 Tbsp. butter; mash potatoes until they reach desired consistency, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer potatoes to prepared dish. (If making ahead, cool, then cover dish, chill overnight, and bring to room temperature before baking.)
  • Preheat oven to 325°.
  • Combine remaining 4 Tbsp. butter, Parmesan, and parsley; crumble over top of potatoes.
  • Bake potatoes until warmed through and top is golden brown, 45–60 minutes; sprinkle top with additional parsley.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories389
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 25g 39%
    • Saturated Fat 16g 80%
  • Cholesterol 68mg 23%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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