Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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4.5 14 15
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Mayonnaise is the secret behind these comforting spuds from Waynesboro, Tennessee's Brenda Pulley. Not only are they special enough for company, but they're a cinch to whip up on weeknights. Try a batch tonight and use what's left in the next two recipes.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 to 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain.
Place potatoes in a bowl; beat until smooth. Add the mayonnaise, butter, salt and pepper; mix well. Refrigerate any leftovers. Yield: 5 cups.
Originally published as Mashed Potatoes in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p20

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 329 calories, 30g fat (11g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 551mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 to 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. Place potatoes in a bowl; beat until smooth. Add the mayonnaise, butter, salt and pepper; mix well. Refrigerate any leftovers. Yield: 5 cups.
Originally published as Mashed Potatoes in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p20

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 264265
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2017

"made these tonight to serve with roast beef and gravy. They were delicious, the butter and mayo gave them a rich taste and no you can't taste the mayonnaise."

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kirbijo User ID: 3667086 256571
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2016

"I could eat the whole bowl as a meal. I love these mashed potatoes and they are so easy to throw together!!! May be a bit rich for some but definitely my favorite recipe."

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Jane Steinmetz User ID: 7001346 238372
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2015

"Entire family loved these. easy to make and the mayo really does the trick."

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bingobrilla User ID: 1040856 84190
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2014

"The mayo makes them creamy and flavorful. They are the best ever."

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cocoa616 User ID: 7152608 105442
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2013

"Creamy and Yummy, easy to make. Wasn't sure of using mayo, but tasted great."

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vwgirl9 User ID: 6542372 84189
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2012

"Super easy"

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s_pants User ID: 174050 35177
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2012

"Very good and rich!"

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mkehoe1969 User ID: 5888321 41669
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"Worked well and the kids loved it. Started out with less Mayo, salt and pepper, and kept adding till I got the right taste. So easy , thanks."

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katschni User ID: 5590016 78429
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2010

"I love mayo, it makes most recipes amazing..... but these were horrible. Nobody liked them and I had to throw away almost the whole dish---such a waste. The mayo is very obvious in the flavor--def not a secret ingredient."

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bitchinthekitch User ID: 5589195 105413
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2010

"This is the BEST recipe for mashed potatoes...the mayonnaise makes it so creamy!"

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