Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

These are lighter and airier than potatoes mashed with cream and they have a suitably down-home flavor.


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 large
baking potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 Tbsp
butter
1 c
buttermilk
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Drop the potatoes into a large pot of cold salted water and bring to a boil.
2
Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife, about 25 minutes. Drain.
3
Put the butter and 3/4 cup buttermilk in the pot and add the drained potatoes. Place over very low heat and mash with a potato masher, adding more buttermilk as needed. Season well with salt and pepper.
4
PER SERVING: 145 calories, 3 g protein, 24 g carbohydrate, 4 g fat (3 g saturated), 12 mg cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, 2 g fiber.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American