Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes Tips
What can you use instead of buttermilk in this recipe?
If you’re out of buttermilk, use 1/2 tbsp. of distilled white vinegar or lemon juice, plus enough milk to measure a 1/2 cup. Stir, then let stand for 5 minutes. Here are more ways to make a buttermilk substitute
What can you serve with buttermilk mashed potatoes?
Mashed potatoes are irresistible when you’re craving a smooth, buttery side dish to go with your favorite entree. They go great with classics like fried chicken, meat loaf, roasted turkey and pot roast, but feel free to include them with just about any main dish of your choosing. No matter the entree, don’t forget to pair them with one of our favorite gravy recipes
How do you store buttermilk mashed potatoes?
Allow the potatoes to cool completely, then store, covered, in the refrigerator where they should last 3 to 5 days. In the freezer, they’ll last for up to a year. If you want to save leftover buttermilk mashed potatoes from the holidays, refer to this guide to how long Thanksgiving leftovers are good for
What are some variations of this buttermilk mashed potatoes recipe?
There are so many fun twists on buttermilk mashed potatoes. You can add cheese to make cheesy mashed potatoes
, and other toppings like bacon bits and sour cream. Or, repurpose them and make them into mashed potato casserole
, mashed potato cups
, fried mashed potato balls
or even mashed potato stuffing patties
.—Amy Glander, Taste of Home Book Editor
Warmed buttermilk will appear curdled.
2/3 cup: 104 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 599mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.