Whipped Celery Potatoes

Southern Living
6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

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2 pounds red potatoes
3 1/2 cups water
1 3/4 teaspoons salt, divided
1 cup butter or margarine, divided
3 celery ribs, chopped
1 small onion, diced
1/4 cup milk
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

Bring potatoes, 3 1/2 cups water, and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt to a boil in a large saucepan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until tender; drain and cool 5 minutes. Peel potatoes, if desired; place in a bowl.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in saucepan; add celery and onion, and saute until tender.

Add celery mixture to potatoes; beat at low speed with an electric mixer until blended. Add remaining butter, milk, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper; beat at high speed until fluffy (do not overbeat). Serve immediately.

Created date

October 2001