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Rich and Creamy Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes are especially rich, thanks to the whipping cream. The pretty red potato skins peeking through the creamy mashed potatoes will draw comments.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium unpeeled red potatoes (about 1-1/2 pounds), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, warmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 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. Mash potatoes with the cream, butter, salt and pepper.
Editor's Note: For a smoother consistency, peel potatoes before cooking.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 241 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 371mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • hburnette1
    May 17, 2010

    Delicious! But is there a healthier substitute for the heavy whipping cream without losing too much flavor or texture?