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Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Mashed Potatoes

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Jane Steinmetz 238372
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2015

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

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bingobrilla 84190
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2014

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

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cocoa616 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 84189
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2012

"Super easy"

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s_pants 35177
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2012

"Very good and rich!"

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mkehoe1969 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 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 105413
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2010

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

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kat83 37496
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2009

"Made this a few yrs ago for Christmas. Fast, easy and oh so good. My husband loved them! This is the recipe we will always use now"

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sarahbaby1 37495
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

"My family and I loved these and have made them twice in the last week."

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mythyagain@yahoo.com 55895
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2009

"Delicious and Easy. This is now going to be the Mashed Potato recipe that I'll use from now on!"

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florinda92986 35108
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2009

"My husband and I loved this!"

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