Tex-Mex Mashed Potatoes

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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By | 2018-04-17T12:26:59+00:00 October 16th, 2011|Recipe, Tex-Mex recipe|4 Comments

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Meagan is the author and host of Mommy Travels, a family travel and lifestyle blog. She has been traveling the world with her three kids for over a decade and loves sharing her adventures and tips with others.


  1. Shannon Entin September 4, 2014 at 7:16 am - Reply

    This looks SO yummy!

  2. Meagan April 30, 2015 at 1:55 pm - Reply

    I am glad you liked it. I ate them a few weeks ago, still one of my favorites!

  3. Sam November 13, 2015 at 7:22 am - Reply

    WOW!Tex-Mex Mashed Potatoes. I thought these were going to be full of unhealthy caloric stuff, but no…just tasty stuff! Anxious to try these.

  4. Meagan April 27, 2016 at 9:03 am - Reply

    I would say 6 – 8 adults.

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