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Simple Homemade Buttery Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes is a simple and classic dish that pairs well with any meat dish or salad.
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Simple Homemade Buttery Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes is a simple and classic dish that pairs well with any meat dish or salad.
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Course: Side Dish, Starters and Sides
Cuisine: American, Russian
Allergy: Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 203kcal

Equipment

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • Pot
  • Potato masher

Ingredients

  • 8 potatoes, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup warm milk
  • salt, to taste

Instructions

  • Peel and cut potatoes to smaller pieces into a pot, then add just enough water to cover the potatoes.
  • Boil on medium heat and add 1/2 Tablespoon of salt.
  • After potatoes are fully cooked through, drain the water out and start mashing.
  • Mash until each potato piece is mashed, then add unsalted butter and mash some more.
  • Heat 3/4 cup of milk in the microwave for 1 minute.
  • Add milk a little at a time to potatoes, mash in between pours; mix and mash until the potatoes are blended together well.

Nutrition

Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 932mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 129IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg

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