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Mashed Potatoes - Recipe

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Mashed Potatoes Recipe
  • 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.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
-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