whip with an electric mixer

Mashed Potatoes

Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Mashed Potatoes are a frugal and versatile side dish.  This recipe will feed four people, so to cook for more or prepare extra mashed potatoes for freezing or using in other recipes, double or triple this recipe.  Read more about the Underestimated Mashed Potato.

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

  • potatoes- 2 lbs, peeled and diced
  • salt- 1 tablespoon
  • butter- 4 tablespoons
  • milk- 1/2 cup

Instructions

  1. place potatoes in large pot
  2. season with salt
  3. cover completely with water
  4. boil until potatoes are tender, approximately 15 minutes
  5. drain potatoes and transfer to mixing bowl
  6. add butter and milk
  7. mash with a potato masher
  8. for creamier potatoes, use an electric mixer
  9. add more milk or butter as desired
  10. season with more salt as desired
http://tonispilsbury.com/mashed-potatoes/

 

mashed potatoes recipe

peel and dice potatoes

 

place in pot and season with salt

 

cover with water and boil until tender

 

drain

 

add butter and milk

 

mash with a potato masher

 

whip with an electric mixer

 

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