Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

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Buttermilk Mashed PotatoesRecipe
Photo: David Loftus
Makes 6 servings


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3/4 pound Yukon Gold or russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
2 teaspoons kosher salt
4 tablespoons butter
1 cup buttermilk or whole milk
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg


Place the potatoes in a saucepan with 3 quarts of cold water and 1 teaspoon of the salt. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain well and return to saucepan; mash. Heat the butter and buttermilk in a small saucepan until hot. Pour over the potatoes and stir well. Season with the pepper, nutmeg, and the remaining salt.

Created date

March 2005

Nutritional Information

Calcium 53 mg
Calories 126
Caloriesfromfat 56 %
Carbohydrate 12 g
Cholesterol 22 mg
Fat 8 g
Fiber 1 g
Iron 0 mg
Protein 2 mg
Satfat 5 g
Sodium 233 mg