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Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Perfect Mashed Potatoes


  • 4 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled, cut into 3-inch pieces
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces

Recipe Preparation

  • Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Add potatoes and garlic; reduce heat to medium and simmer with lid slightly ajar until tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain potatoes; return to pot. Toss potatoes and garlic over high heat until moisture evaporates, about 2 minutes. Heat milk with butter in small saucepan over medium heat until butter is melted; set aside. Using potato ricer, press potatoes and garlic into large bowl. Add milk mixture; stir to blend. Season to taste with salt and pepper. DO AHEAD Can be made 2 hours ahead. Transfer to microwave-safe bowl; let stand at room temperature. Reheat in microwave in 1-minute intervals until heated through, stirring occasionally, about 4 minutes.

Recipe by Diane Rossen Worthington,

Nutritional Content

One serving contains: Calories (kcal) 259.0 % Calories from Fat 28.9 Fat (g) 8.3 Saturated Fat (g) 5.1 Cholesterol (mg) 22.6 Carbohydrates (g) 41.9 Dietary Fiber (g) 3.6 Total Sugars (g) 3.5 Net Carbs (g) 38.3 Protein (g) 5.0 Sodium (mg) 24.7Reviews Section

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