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What's the difference between smashed and mashed? Less time, less effort.

Recipe by Real Simple April 2001


Credit: Anna Williams

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6 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a large saucepan, cover the potatoes with cold water. Over high heat, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until the potatoes are cooked, about 10 minutes. Drain and return the potatoes to the pot.

  • Add the milk and butter and mash with a potato masher or fork. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper. Cover to keep warm until serving.

Nutrition Facts

calcium 55mg; 182 calories; carbohydrates 27g; cholesterol 18mg; fat 7g; fiber 3g; iron 1mg; protein 4mg; saturated fat 4g; sodium 25mg.