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    Foolproof Traditional Mashed Potatoes

    Foolproof Traditional Mashed Potatoes. Photo by lazyme

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    5 mins

    35 mins

    RedVinoGirl's Note:

    This is a recipe for simple, tasty, perfect and traditional mashed potatoes. I found that I always made potatoes and had to eyeball ingredients and keep tasting and tasting to get perfect results. This recipe is about as perfect as I could find. My family really likes traditional potatoes...no garlic, etc. This is the one for us. Hope you like it too.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water. Cover and bring to a boil.
    2. 2
      Cook for 20-25 minutes or until very tender. Drain well.
    3. 3
      Add milk, butter, salt and pepper; mash until light and fluffy. (I use an electric mixer for this).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 24, 2010

      55

      Great mashed potatoes. Simple and tasty. Thanks ChicagoRN. Made for I Recommend Tag.

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    • on October 23, 2009

      55

      I loved these potatoes! I was wondering too about putting in so much milk. I'd pour a little, stir, then pour some more until it was all used and it was great! Thanks! Made for Kittencal's mini cookathon.

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    • on March 28, 2009

      55

      Great potatoes! Very similar to my mashed potatoes but I usually don't add that much milk. I was a little hesitant about adding that much milk but they were great.

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    Nutritional Facts for Foolproof Traditional Mashed Potatoes

    Serving Size: 1 (302 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 308.3
     
    Calories from Fat 107
    34%
    Total Fat 11.9 g
    18%
    Saturated Fat 7.4 g
    37%
    Cholesterol 32.7 mg
    10%
    Sodium 398.2 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 45.4 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 5.5 g
    22%
    Sugars 1.9 g
    7%
    Protein 6.4 g
    12%

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