Basic Mashed Potatoes144 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 20 min
- Ready In: 35 min
“If you love good, old fashioned mashed potatoes this is the perfect recipe. Simple and delicious.” - by Esmee
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes; drain.
- In a small saucepan heat butter and milk over low heat until butter is melted. Using a potato masher or electric beater, slowly blend milk mixture into potatoes until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 257 cal
- 7.2 g
- 43.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (144)Rate This Recipe
"Perfect mashed potatoes. Heating the milk and butter is a must, I didn't realize what a difference it would make, my potatoes were not gummy and they stayed hot longer...." See more"
"Great recipe for "good old fashioned" mashed potatoes! It's straight forward and just plain delicious. The perfect mashed potato for your favorite gravy! I always heat up my milk in the microwave and ..." See moreadd it to the potatoes (sometimes use half n half to make them creamier). You just can't go wrong with this classic recipe for comfort food!"
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