Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
If you start with naturally creamy potatoes, like Yukon Golds, you won't need to add cream and sticks of butter to make delicious mashed potatoes. A gentle fresh chive garnish brightens these rich flavors.


Serves 10 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Total time: 31 Minutes

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Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Total: 31 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 115
Fat 4 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 2.8 g
Carbohydrate 16.9 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 110 mg
Calcium 23 mg


4 Yukon Gold potatoes (2 pounds), unpeeled and cut into 2-inch cubes
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2/3 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives (optional)


1. Place potato in a medium saucepan. Cover with water to 2 inches above potato. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until potato is tender. Drain and return to pan.

2. Add butter, salt, and pepper; mash with a potato masher until butter melts. Add milk, mashing until desired consistency. Garnish with chives, if desired.

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Oxmoor House

October 2013
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