- 6 medium russet potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled and cubed
- 1/2 cup warm milk
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- Dash pepper
- Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Cover and bring to a boil; cook for 20-25 minutes or until very tender. Drain well.
- Add the milk, butter, salt and pepper; mash until light and fluffy. Yield: 6 servings (about 5 cups).
Reviews for Traditional Mashed Potatoes
"This was my first time making mashed potatoes and we all enjoyed these. I followed the recipe as written."
"I like this recipe. I added sour cream and garlic for a little extra flavor. The recipe is very simple. It is an easy recipe to make many different variations of. Overall I will be making again in many different ways."