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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5 1/2 c
raw potatoes, peeled and cut up
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

  • 1Place potatoes in a large pot of Dutch oven. Fill with water about 2-inches above potatoes and boil until soft, about 25 minutes. Drain well. Return potatoes to pot.
  • 2Add remaining ingredients and beat with medium speed of an electric mixer until potatoes reach desired level of consistency.

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About Simple, Perfect Mashed Potatoes

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




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