Creamy Classic Mashed Potatoes
Simple and delicious, a classic recipe for mashed potatoes.
- 3½ pounds russet potatoes
- 1 stick unsalted butter divided
- 3/4 to 1 cup whole milk as needed
- 1½ teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Scrub, peel the potatoes and place them in a large pot. Cover with enough water, about an inch or two above the potatoes. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce to medium-low and cook until fork tender.
Drain off all the water. Reduce the heat to low. Add in 6 tablespoons of butter and the milk to the potatoes, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
With an electric mixer blend until slightly smooth. Add in the salt, pepper and remaining two tablespoons of butter and blend until smooth.
Serve warm and enjoy!
Serving: 1g | Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 456mg | Potassium: 859mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 43IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 2mg