Tex-Mex Mashed Potatoes

Abuelos Papas con Chile aka Tex-Mex mashed potatoes

Tex-Mex mashed potatoes is one of my all time favorite side dishes. These go great with

This recipe came from an extremely popular restaurant in Texas. Now that same restaurant is in multiple states and I highly recommend you eat there if you ever get a chance. We ate at the Abuelos in Orlando in May and as always it was outstanding!

Tex-Mex Mashed Potatoes


3 lbs. red potatoes
3 oz cream cheese – cut into 2″ squares
½ cup heavy cream
10 oz Velveeta – cut into 2 ” squares
½ TBS salt
¾ tsp granulated garlic
¼ cup sour cream
½ cup diced red bell peppers
½ cup diced green bell peppers
2 cans chopped green chiles
½ cup chopped green onion tops
2 TBS of finely chopped jalapeño – seeds removed


1. Wash and scrub potatoes until clean
2. Place potatoes in a pot covered with water and boil until soft.
3 .Drain potatoes
4. Add the rest of ingredients and mash. Be sure all ingredients are incorporated well.




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4 Responses to “Tex-Mex Mashed Potatoes”

  1. Shannon Entin

    This looks SO yummy!

  2. Amie

    thanks for sharing! We really enjoyed this! It made a LOT as directed, so I think if I make it again, I’ll halve the recipe and use food processor for all the veggies. Yum!


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