Basic Mashed Potatoes
6large russet potatoes- about 7 cups cut in chunks
8 cwater to cover
5-6 Tbspbutter or margarine
1/2 cevaporated milk or milk
1/2 tspsalt, to taste
How to Make Basic Mashed Potatoes
- Wash and peel potatoes. Cut into chunks (about 1-inch) and rinse.
- Place in large sauce pan and cover with water. Add 1 tsp salt. Bring to a boil and cook until tender-approximately 20-25 minutes.
- Remove from heat and drain. Add additional 1/2 tsp. salt to taste. Add butter and evaporated milk. Whip with mixer until fluffy. Sprinkle top with paprika, to add color, if desired. Serve warm.