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Mashed Potatoes

Photo: John Kernick
Yield Makes 8 to 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.