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Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Shallots

Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Shallots

  • Yield: 4 servings ( Serving Size: servings )
  • Cook time: 25 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes


  • 4 tablespoon(s) butter, divided
  • 6 large Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 teaspoon(s) olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup(s) thinly sliced shallots
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup(s) warm milk (not skim)


Melt 2 tablespoons butter with the olive oil in skillet over medium-low heat. Add sliced shallots and saute 15 minutes, until very soft and golden. Set aside.

Put the potatoes into a large pan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Drain the potatoes. Put into a large bowl and add remaining 2 tablespoons butter, caramelized shallots, warm milk and salt. Use an electric mixer or potato masher. Serve hot.

Makes 4-6 servings.

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