An easy way to add some extra decadence and heat to your standard mashed potatoes.

5 mins
20 mins


  • Large pot
  • Potato masher


  • 1.5 lbs Little Potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • (For seasoning) salt and pepper
  • 2 jalapeños, de-seeded and diced
  • 1 cup cheddar, cubed
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder


  • Step 1

    Add potatoes to a large pot and cover with water. Add salt and bring to a boil for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, place milk and butter in a small sauce pot and heat over low heat until butter is melted and milk is steaming.

  • Step 3

    Once potatoes are cooked, strain and transfer to a medium mixing bowl.

  • Step 4

    Using a potato masher, smash potatoes with milk and butter mixture and season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 5

    Chop ends off jalapeños and slice in half lengthwise. Use a small spoon and remove seeds. Dice.

  • Step 6

    Cut cheddar into small cubes.

  • Step 7

    Stir jalapeños, cheddar, and chili powder into the potatoes.