This recipe features sauteed shallots and red onion. For richer mashed potatoes, without added fat, use buttery-tasting Yukon Gold potatoes to make this side dish.
- In large pot, combine potatoes with enough salted water to cover.
- Bring to boil; cook until tender, 20 minutes.
- Drain; return to pot.
- Meanwhile, in skillet, melt 1 T butter over medium heat.
- Add onion and shallots, cook stirring, until tender, 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat; stir in parsley.
- In microwave-safe bowl, microwave milk and remaining butter on high 30-60 seconds until hot.
- Add milk mixture, salt and pepper to potatoes; mash.
- Reserve 2 T onion mixture, stir remainder into potatoes.
- Serve potatoes topped with reserved onion mixture.