Perfect Mashed Potatoes

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INGREDIENTS:

  • Basic:
  • 1 pound russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Whipped:
  • 1 pound russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Skins-On:
  • 1 pound red potatoes
  • 2 roasted garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Loaded:
  • Cooked riced potatoes
  • Cooked bacon, crumbled
  • Chives, chopped
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Sour cream
  • Salt & pepper


  • METHOD:

    Basic: Peel potatoes, cut into chunks, and steam for 15-20 minutes, or until tender.
    Pass through a potato ricer into a bowl.
    Heat milk, butter, and salt and pepper together.
    Mix with potato and serve.

    Whipped: Peel potatoes, cut into chunks, and steam until tender.
    Transfer to a bowl and use a whisk or stand mixer to break into smaller pieces.
    Heat 1/2 cup buttermilk, 3 tablespoons butter, and salt and pepper and whip into the potatoes.

    Skins-on: Cut red potatoes into chunks and steam until tender.
    Heat milk, butter, and salt and pepper.
    In a bowl, combine potatoes, roasted garlic cloves, and milk mixture using a masher.
    Be careful not to over mix.

    Loaded: Combine cooked riced potatoes, cooked crumbled bacon, chopped chives, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, and salt and pepper.

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    COMMENTS / REVIEWS

    1. P

      I work all day every day M-S. On my way home from work, I read this article, got home followed all the instructions they all taste good. Thank you for the recipe!!

    2. M

      Thanks for the suggestion!

    3. B

      i loved it so simple but very elegant.

    4. J

      What an absolutely wonderful recipe

    5. k

      Love, love, love it.Made it twice now

    6. C

      I love making this!

    7. S

      Just tried this recipe and really loved it.

    8. M

      This is a great recipe. I just made it and will make it again soon.

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