Basic Mashed Potatoes

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Karen Feinen

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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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Having a basic mashed potatoes recipe on hand for your holiday meal is a necessity and this recipe is a delicious one. The mashed potatoes are creamy with just the right amount of butter and milk to make this a rich side dish. Karen gives suggestions of add-ins (like bacon, chives, or cheese) which can easily be done to suit your preferences. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


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

Ingredients

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



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