Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

3 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and quartered
3/4 - 1 cup whole milk
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
Salt to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper to taste

Preparation

1
Place peeled potatoes in a medium pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer. Add a generous pinch of salt and continue to simmer until potatoes are fork tender, about 20 minutes.
2
When potatoes are done, drain and return potatoes to pot to dry slightly. Run potatoes through food mill or potato ricer into pot.
3
Heat milk in saucepan. Add hot milk to potatoes and mix until smooth. Add butter and heat until finely textured and fluffy.

 



About

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

December 10, 2010

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