Simple, Perfect Mashed Potatoes

1
Amy Herald

By
@Meave

This is a basic recipe for mashed potatoes. They are creamy and perfect every time, just like my Mom made when we were kids!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 6-8 medium
    raw potatoes
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/3 c
    2% or whole milk
  • 1-2 tsp
    salt

How to Make Simple, Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Peel potatoes and clean under cool tap water.
  2. Cut potatoes into cubes.
  3. Place potatoes in a large pot of Dutch oven. Fill with water about 2-inches above potatoes.
  4. Boil potatoes until soft, about 25 minutes.
  5. Drain well. Return potatoes to pot.
  6. Add remaining ingredients and beat with medium speed of an electric mixer until potatoes reach desired level of consistency.
  7. Serve!

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About Simple, Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




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