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Mashed Potatoes

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.

Oxmoor House OCTOBER 2013

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

Ingredients

  • 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)

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 115
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 2.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 2.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 16.9g
  • Fiber: 1.1g
  • Cholesterol: 11mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 110mg
  • Calcium: 23mg
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