How to Make Smooth and Creamy Mashed Potatoes

This Smooth and Creamy Mashed Potato Recipe is one that you and your loved ones would not be able to resist. It’s so creamy and tasty!

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Creamy Buttery Mashed Potato

*I originally shared this post more than 5 years ago, on July 29, 2018. I’m re-sharing it again today with a few minor updates to the post and New images!

 I don’t know about you but there are just some recipes that are essentials and Mashed Potatoes are one of those for me. Although is true that Mash potatoes are good at any time, for instance, excellent with this CREAMY TUSCAN CHICKEN or with  BEEF TIPS WITH MUSHROOM GRAVY. This Creamy Mashed Potato is the ultimate dish for the coming holidays. It pairs perfectly with a Roasted Turkey and gravy at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Not only are Mash Potatoes a traditional dish, but they are the ultimate comfort food.

Make this recipe and everyone will be reaching for the mashed potatoes!

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HOW TO MAKE CREAMY MASHED POTATO:

STEP ONE: Peel and cut the potatoes into even pieces. While peeling them place them in a bowl with cool water to prevent them from turning brown.

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STEP TWO:  Bring to a boil and cook partially covered for about 20 minutes on medium-high until they feel tender but firm. Heat the milk over low heat. There is no need to boil it, just keep it warm until the potatoes are ready to be mashed.

STEP THERE:  Remove the potatoes from the stove, drain well, and transfer to a bowl. 

Drain-well-and-transfer-to-a-bowl.STEP THERE: Add softened butter and using a hand mixer, whisk starting on low speed for 30 seconds. Then increase to a higher speed and slowly drizzle in the hot milk to reach your desired texture.  Finally, add salt to taste.

How-to-make-Creamy-Buttery-Mashed-Potatoes.STEP FORTH: Transfer to a serving dish. Garnish with extra butter and fresh parsley. Enjoy!

This-Creamy-Mashed-Potato-is-the-ultimate-dish-for-the-coming-holidays.

 

 

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HOW TO MAKE SMOOTH AND CREAMY MASHED POTATOES

This Creamy Mashed Potato is the ultimate dish for the coming holidays. It pairs perfectly with roasted turkey and gravy at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Not only are mashed Potatoes a traditional dish, but they are the ultimate comfort food.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8 SERVINGS
Calories: 448kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds russet potatoes peeled and cut
  • 1 ¼ cups hot milk I used whole milk
  • 16 Tbsp unsalted butter 2 sticks, at room temperature (not melted)
  • 1 ½ tsp salt I used sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley or chives finely chopped for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Peel and cut the potatoes into even pieces. While peeling them, place them in a bowl with cool water to prevent them from turning brown.
  • Bring to a boil and cook partially covered for about 20 minutes on medium-high until they feel tender but firm. Heat the milk over low heat. There is no need to boil it, just keep it warm until the potatoes are ready to be mashed.
  • Remove the potatoes from the stove, drain well, and transfer to a bowl. Add softened butter, and using a hand mixer, whisk on low speed for 30 seconds. Then increase to a higher speed and slowly drizzle in the hot milk to reach your desired texture. Finally, add salt to taste.
  • Transfer to a serving dish. Garnish with extra butter and fresh parsley. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 448kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 468mg | Potassium: 1249mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 806IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 2mg

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Until the next one…

Love E.S. asimpletweak
 
 
 
 

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