Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Jennifer Davick; Mindi Shapiro Levine

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 25 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes


3 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
3 1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
1 1/2 cups warm buttermilk
1/3 cup butter, melted
3/4 teaspoon pepper
4 tablespoons chopped fresh chives


1. Sauté garlic in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat 3 minutes. Add 8 cups water, chicken broth, potatoes, and 1/4 tsp. salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

2. Drain potatoes, and return to Dutch oven. Add buttermilk, butter, pepper, and remaining 1 tsp. salt. Mash potatoes with a large fork or potato masher to desired consistency. Sprinkle evenly with chives; serve immediately.

November 2007
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