Simple Homemade Buttery Mashed Potatoes

  how to make easy mashed potatoes

Ingredients

  • 8 potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup warm milk
  • salt

buttery mashed potato

Directions for Mashed Potatoes: 

  • Peel and cut potatoes into cubes or smaller pieces. Place into a large pot. Next, add just enough water to cover the potatoes.

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  • Boil over medium heat. Then, add 1/2 Tablespoon of salt.

how to make buttery mashed potatoes

  • Then, when potatoes are fully cooked through, drain the water from the pot. After this, you can start mashing them.

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  • Mash until each potato piece is mashed. Then, add unsalted butter and mash some more.

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  • Next, heat 3/4 cup of milk in the microwave for 1 minute.
  • Add the milk, a little at a time to the potatoes. Meanwhile, mash in between pours. Mix and mash until the potatoes. Finally, when they are blended together well, enjoy!

homemade mashed potatoes

homemade mashed potatoes

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Simple Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Simple Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes is a simple and classic dish that pairs well with any meat dish or salad.
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Russian
Servings 8
Calories 39 kcal

Equipment

  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • pot
  • potato masher

Ingredients
  

  • 8 potatoes chopped
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup warm milk
  • salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Peel and cut potatoes to smaller pieces into a pot, then add just enough water to cover the potatoes.
    Simple Homemade Mashed Potatoes
  • Boil on medium heat and add 1/2 Tablespoon of salt.
  • After potatoes are fully cooked through, drain the water out and start mashing.
    Simple Homemade Mashed Potatoes
  • Mash until each potato piece is mashed, then add unsalted butter and mash some more.
    Simple Homemade Mashed Potatoes
  • Heat 3/4 cup of milk in the microwave for 1 minute.
  • Add milk a little at a time to potatoes, mash in between pours; mix and mash until the potatoes are blended together well.
    Simple Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Simple Homemade Mashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 39 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 10mg0%
Potassium 30mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 126IU3%
Calcium 26mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword butter, homemade, low calorie, mashed potato, milk, potato, simple, Vegetarian
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