Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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A necessity for classic comfort-food.
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Ingredients
  • 2 pounds potatoes (russets) peeled, cut into large chuncks
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • water (cover potatoes with water)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted (more if desired)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup milk, warmed, more for desired consistency
Directions
PREP
15 mins
COOK
30 mins
  • In a large sauce pan, place peeled potatoes and cover with water. Add approximately 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and cook until fork tender (about 15 to 20 minutes). Drain.
  • Put drained potatoes in a deep bowl, add melted butter and 1/4 cup of warm milk and mash with an electric beater until smooth. Add more milk and butter for desired consistency.
  • Salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh herbs such as chopped chives, fresh chopped parsley, or add shredded cheddar cheese, if desired.
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"I liked this recipe because it didn't have sour cream in it. I had to triple the recipe so it made it hard to mash them but I split it into two batches and that worked pretty good. I used a little less milk than what was called for and they turned out great . . . only a couple of lumps!"
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