I know I know, as everyone has their New Year’s resolutions to start eating better, I have to go and share this.. erm… hearty recipe. But what can I say, I’m a nursing mother, I need my calories and these spicy, cheesy mashed potatoes are the perfect way to get them. They are also great side dish on these cold January days and would be perfect with the Jalapeno Garlic Pork Shoulder.
You will notice that I chose to use chicken broth in this recipe instead of cream. I started doing that recently as a way to lighten up traditional mashed potatoes and find that I really like the flavor. With that said if you would prefer more of a creamier mashed potato substitute milk or cream for the chicken broth.