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Mashed Potatoes

  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield 8 servings


  • 2 1/4 pounds Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups heated milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Peel and quarter potatoes. Place in stockpot of cold water. Water should be about 1 inch above potatoes. Bring to a boil and continue to boil until very tender. Drain and return to heat to dry. Purée potatoes by using a food mill or a hand mixer while adding heated milk and butter. Adjust amounts of milk to get a creamy consistency while turning with a spatula to purée all of the potatoes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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