Mashed Potatoes with Chives

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Mashed Potatoes with ChivesRecipe
Photo: Jan Smith
In class, Breslin points out the differences among potato varieties. Yukon gold potatoes lend a buttery color and flavor, and they are great for mashing.
6 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Ingredients

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2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled
1/2 cup whole milk
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

Preparation

Place potatoes in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until tender; drain.

Combine whole milk and butter in a small saucepan, and cook over medium-high heat until butter melts. Remove milk mixture from heat.

Return potatoes to pan; mash with a potato masher to desired consistency. Add milk mixture, salt, and pepper, stirring until well combined. Stir in chopped fresh chives.

Created date

July 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 187
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 6.3 g
Satfat 3.2 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 4.3 g
Carbohydrate 27.7 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Iron 1.3 mg
Sodium 215 mg
Calcium 24 mg