Tex-Mex Mashed Potatoes


2 pounds red potatoes
1/2-1 stick butter
3/4 milk
salt and pepper
1/2 pound grated Monterey Jack
1/4 cup scallions, sliced
1 jalapenos, seeded and minced

Sour cream, topping
Scallions, topping
Jalapenos, topping


Cover 2 pounds whole red potatoes with cold salted water; simmer 40 minutes. Drain; do not peel. Smash with 1/2 to 1 stick butter, 3/4 cup hot milk, and salt and pepper. 
 Add 1/2 pound grated Monterey Jack, 1/4 cup sliced scallions and 2 minced seeded jalapenos. Top with sour cream and more scallions and jalapenos.