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Creamed Potatoes

These melt-in-your-mouth potatoes, in a mild creamy sauce, complement any meat entree, and they're a pleasant change from mashed or baked. -Susan Ormond, Jamestown, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 6 medium potatoes (2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • Paprika and minced fresh parsley


  • Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile, in another saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Drain potatoes and place in a large serving bowl. Add cream sauce; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 243 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 495mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • Patricia
    Sep 24, 2019

    i like to take left ver potatoes and put in a skillet with flour sprinted over them then i add about a cup of milk and a butter and then add some onions or chives cover for about 10 minutes and then ck to see if i need mote mild been doing this for years with scramble eggs love the creamiest with the eggs sooooo good my mom taught me this many years ago when i was about 12 and I'm 0ver 70 now this is a recipe for the ones who like to experiment on how much flour or milk have fun

  • Kathi
    Jun 8, 2019

    the only thing I added was some fresh thyme..loved the recipe will make again and again!

  • angela32
    Jul 7, 2017

    Very good and a nice change from mashed potatoes. I did saute an onion in the butter and added a bit more salt and pepper, but nothing major. It was very good!

  • ladyhearts4
    Dec 30, 2015

    Very good. My entire family loves this

  • rschamber
    Nov 30, 2013

    My family's new favorite way to eat potatoes

  • rhoffmeyer
    Mar 25, 2013

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  • chocolate desert
    Nov 13, 2012

    Yum! Enjoyed this recipe with baked chicken breasts and steamed broccoli. The chicken also tasted good with some of the cream sauce on it from the potatoes. I added some grated cheese to the sauce. Will make this again.

  • kayvie
    Oct 14, 2012

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  • tyedyestars
    Sep 29, 2012

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  • tigres52
    Oct 29, 2011

    This was pretty good... A bit bland though. Needs more seasoning.