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Moe's Fabulous Mashed Potatoes

Moe's Fabulous Mashed Potatoes

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Morgan

These are, hands down, the best mashed potatoes I have ever had -- and so very easy to make. You can also use soy milk and non-dairy butter for vegans. I make a side batch vegan-style for my brother and his friends, and they say it tastes great.

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  • Calories:
  • 212 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 12.7 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 201 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes into a large pot, and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and allow to steam dry for a minute or two, and place the potatoes in a large bowl.
  2. Bring the milk to a boil in a small saucepan over low-medium heat.
  3. Whip the potatoes with an electric mixer until smooth; pour the boiling milk over the potatoes, and add butter, nutmeg, salt, and white pepper. Whip on Medium speed until light and fluffy.
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Reviews

Jillian
103
12/2/2010

Great recipe for mashed potatoes! I lightened it up a bit by using Land O Lakes light butter and skim milk. These turned out really good - there's just nothing like good old fashioned comfort food!

naples34102
16
7/21/2011

Ohhhh, don't add all this milk in at once! I have a feeling you'll be disappointed if you do. Just dribble it into the potatoes until you get the thickness that appeals to you. And, while it's always a good idea to heat the milk before adding it to the potatoes, I'm not sure I understand the necessity of boiling it. The reason I tried these potatoes had nothing to do with that however. It was all about the nutmeg. I've enjoyed the slightest hint of it in other savory dishes, but never in potatoes, and I was curious. While I won't make a habit of including nutmeg in my mashed potatoes, I did enjoy the subtle hint of it here as well and was pleased I tried it (but Hubs not so much).

mjk
13
11/30/2010

Followed recipe to a "T" and they are hands down, the best I have ever tasted. I initially thought the nutmeg was weird, but found it makes a cream of mushroom soup, so why not mashed potatoes? I will use this every time I make mashed. Hubby loves them even more than my normal "best ever" so this is a true hit. Since making them the first time, he has requested them over and over. Calls them "Moe's Mashed" says he has never tasted anything so delicious. Morgan, thanks for posting.