How to Make the Best Mashed Potatoes

2019-11-15

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Learn how to make the best mashed potatoes! With this easy recipe you will make creamy, buttery and super rich mashed potatoes. Perfect side dish for thanksgiving or Christmas. Your friends and family will love it!

DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
6
PREP TIME
45 Minutes
WORK TIME
15 Minutes
INGREDIENTS
    • 3 pounds (1.35kg) Yukon gold Potatoes
    • 6 Tbsp (90g) Butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup (120ml) Milk, warm
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper to taste
    • Chives for garnish
DIRECTIONS

1. Peel the potatoes and then cut into even sized chunks. Transfer potato chunks to a large pot, fill with water, season the water with 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring to a boil and cook for about 30 minutes, until tender. Drain well.

2. Transfer to a large bowl. Mash the potatoes with potato masher, then gradually, add soften butter cubes, until all the butter incorporated. then, gradually add the milk, while still mashing, until incorporated. season with salt or other spices you like.

3. Transfer to a plate/bowl, sprinkle some chopped chives and serve hot or warm.

Notes:

  • Best potatoes for mashed potatoes are Yukon gold or russet potatoes.
  • Instead of milk you can use cream.

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