Traditional Mashed Potatoes Recipe
- 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
- 1. 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.
- 2. Add the milk, butter, salt and pepper; mash until light and fluffy. Yield: 6 servings (about 5 cups).
1/2 cup: 167 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 385mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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."