Pork Barrel BBQ

Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes

Serves 6 | Total Time: 30 mins

These Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes make an excellent side for your Thanksgiving or Christmas meal and pair perfectly with a grilled steak. Don’t like Gouda? Try it with smoked cheddar cheese.


  • 63 pounds Idaho Russet Potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 6 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • ¾ cup Heavy Cream, plus more if needed
  • ¾ pound Smoked Gouda Cheese, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon Pork Barrel BBQ All-American Spice Rub
  • Salt


Place the potatoes and 1 teaspoon of salt in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring the water to a boil and cook over medium heat until the potatoes are fork tender; 15-20 minutes. Drain the cooked potatoes. Return the potatoes to the saucepan and add the butter, heavy cream, smoked Gouda cheese andPork Barrel BBQ All-American Spice Rub. Mash the potatoes, stirring to incorporate the ingredients together.