Perfect Mashed Potatoes

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INGREDIENTS:

  • Basic:
  • 1 pound russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Whipped:
  • 1 pound russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Skins-On:
  • 1 pound red potatoes
  • 2 roasted garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Loaded:
  • Cooked riced potatoes
  • Cooked bacon, crumbled
  • Chives, chopped
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Sour cream
  • Salt & pepper


  • METHOD:

    Basic: Peel potatoes, cut into chunks, and steam for 15-20 minutes, or until tender.
    Pass through a potato ricer into a bowl.
    Heat milk, butter, and salt and pepper together.
    Mix with potato and serve.

    Whipped: Peel potatoes, cut into chunks, and steam until tender.
    Transfer to a bowl and use a whisk or stand mixer to break into smaller pieces.
    Heat 1/2 cup buttermilk, 3 tablespoons butter, and salt and pepper and whip into the potatoes.

    Skins-on: Cut red potatoes into chunks and steam until tender.
    Heat milk, butter, and salt and pepper.
    In a bowl, combine potatoes, roasted garlic cloves, and milk mixture using a masher.
    Be careful not to over mix.

    Loaded: Combine cooked riced potatoes, cooked crumbled bacon, chopped chives, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, and salt and pepper.

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    COMMENTS / REVIEWS

    1. A

      Fabulous recipe

    2. M

      Made this for a gathering last night. Everyone raved and asked for the recipe. I was almost embarrassed by how easy it it. Spectacular dish!

    3. S

      I made these for thanksgiving, people said they were good.

    4. C

      OUTSTANDING

    5. B

      I will be trying it

    6. M

      Great option to make and take to lunch.

    7. C

      I made this last night according to the recipe. It was fabulous!

    8. S

      Thanks - can't wait to try this out!

    9. B

      This is delicious and easy!

    10. W

      Tried this for the first time as a party appetiser. Everyone was seriously impressed. So tasty, healthy and easy!

    11. N

      Perfect and simple to make. My husband loved it!

    12. M

      What a beautiful recipe you put together for us.

    13. S

      You are a culinary genius! We loved the recipe.

    14. k

      Loved this recipe! Simple and delicious.

    15. C

      Thank you for a delicious recipe

    16. M

      I made this yesterday not 5 minutes after I saw the recipe.

    17. J

      Tasty and beautiful.

    18. J

      These were pretty delicious

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