Basic Mashed Potatoes

Basic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Karen Feinen

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@Ganieda

Just the basics! Potatoes make such a versatile with which to experiment. Try adding any combination of the following: chives, chopped bacon, sour cream, onion or garlic powder, cheddar or parmesan cheese.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 2 lb
    baking or all-purpose potatoes (peeled or not)
  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 3/4 c
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper

How to Make Basic Mashed Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook potatoes in water to cover 25 to 30 minutes until tender.
  2. Drain and mash with milk, butter, salt, and pepper. Reheat if necessary before serving.

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About Basic Mashed Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #basic, #mashed, #Potatoes




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