Mashed Potatoes

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Mashed PotatoesRecipe
Photo: John Kernick
Makes 8 to 10 servings


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8 russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt
1/2 cup butter (1 stick), melted
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup whipping cream
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1/8 tablespoon nutmeg


Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with cold water. Add ½ tablespoon of the salt and bring to a boil. Cook uncovered until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain well. Mash or rice the potatoes in a mixing bowl. Add the butter, milk, whipping cream, white pepper, nutmeg, and the remaining salt. Cover and keep warm in a double boiler until ready to serve.

Created date

February 2005

Nutritional Information

Calcium 45 mg
Calories 275
Caloriesfromfat 59 %
Carbohydrate 26 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Fat 18 g
Fiber 2 g
Iron 0 mg
Protein 3 mg
Satfat 11 g
Sodium 395 mg