Cacio e Pepe Mashed Potatoes

The flavors of your favorite pasta work so well with buttery mashed potatoes! Serve Cacio e Pepe Mashed Potatoes with any of your favorite dishes. They’re an especially great side dish to steak and other beef dishes thanks to plenty of black pepper.


– 3 pounds yellow potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes – Salt – 1 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper – 1/4 cup butter – 1/3 cup sour cream – 1/4 cup grated parmesan

Fill a large stockpot with water and bring to a boil.

Thoroughly salt the water until it tastes salty. Add the cubed potatoes and boil for about 10 minutes, until potatoes can be easily pierced with a fork.

Drain the potatoes thoroughly.

Return stockpot to stove and turn the heat to low. Add the butter.

Add the warm potatoes back to the stockpot and mash with a potato masher.

Stir in sour cream, an additional tsp of salt, black pepper, and parmesan.

Taste and adjust the salt and pepper. You should be able to taste the pepper.