Apple Mashed Potatoes

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Boomette

A recipe from Ricardo.

Top Review by lazyme

Yum! I halved the recipe and used a Granny Smith apple which I minced rather than pureed. This was a great taste sensation - especially with the nutmeg. Thanks Boomette for a great new way to make mashed potatoes more special. Made for Gimme 5 tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored, minced (McIntosh, Empire or Spartan)
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • 13 cup butter
  • 12 cup 15% cream
  • 14 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • salt and pepper


  1. In a saucepan, cook potatoes in salted boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Drain.
  3. Meanwhile, cook apples and shallot in 2 tablespoon of butter until very tender.
  4. Put cooked apples in the saucepan with the drained potatoes.
  5. With a potato masher, roughly mash the mixture with the remaining butter.
  6. Then, with an electric mixer, reduce the mixture in a puree with the cream and nutmeg.
  7. Add salt and pepper.
  8. Serve now.

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