Browned Butter Mashed Potatoes

Nancy Allen


I found this recipe and made it one night for supper and they are wonderful!


★★★★★ 1 vote

6-8 servings
30 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 3/4 c
  • 4 lb
    yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt, divided
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • ·
    optional: fresh parsley, rosemary and thyme

How to Make Browned Butter Mashed Potatoes


  1. Cook butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly,6 to 8 minutes or until butter begins to turn golden brown. Immediately remove from heat and pour butter into a small bowl. Remove and reserve one to 2 tablespoons browned butter.
  2. Place potatoes in a dutch oven; cover with water and add salt. Bring to boil; boil over medium-high heat for 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Drain. Reduce heat to low. Return potatoes to dutch oven, and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 5 minutes or until potatoes are dry. Mash potatoes with a potato masher to desired consistency.
  3. Add remaining ingredients except reserved one to 2 tablespoons butter and fresh herbs; stir just until blended. Transfer to a serving dish. Drizzle with reserved browned butter. Garnish if desired. Serves 6-8.

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About Browned Butter Mashed Potatoes

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

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