This is a great quick way to “jazz” up store bought, deli or frozen mashed potatoes. By all means … if you have time make your favorite recipe for mashed potatoes. But like all busy families and as a single Mom, we don’t always have time. This is a great way to give potatoes a whole new taste.

Depending on how spicy you like it, add as much spice as you like.

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: 30 
  • Active: 30 

Ingredients (8)

  • 8 cups of mashed potatoes
  • 2-3 chipoltes fine chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (optional)
  • 1/2 cup Mexican shredded cheese or you can use any of your favorite cheese
  • 3 scallions diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Either heat your store bought potatoes or make your favorite recipe.
  2. Add all other ingredients and mix well and enjoy!