Old-Fashioned Mashed Potatoes

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

Nothing fancy here, just good, basic mashed potatoes that are great as is or topped with gravy. For extra flavor, sprinkle with chopped chives.

Yield: 12 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 169
  • Calories from fat: 13%
  • Fat: 2.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 3.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 34.2g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 6mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 329mg
  • Calcium: 33mg

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds cubed peeled baking potato
  • 3/4 cup warm 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

  1. Place the potato in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes or until tender; drain.
  2. Combine the milk, butter, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add potato; let stand 5 minutes or until butter melts.
  3. Beat the potato mixture with a mixer at medium speed until smooth.
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