Rick's Mashed Potatoes

Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Everyone has a different preference for how mashed potatoes should be done. I like to have a little bit of texture, but not too lumpy. I use a hand masher and a whisk to minimize the working of the potatoes. The less mixing the better the potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel potatoes and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  2. Place in water and bring to a boil.
  3. Boil potatoes with 1 tablespoons of salt until fork tender.
  4. Drain potatoes. Put into bowl with butter.
  5. Then mash the potatoes with a hand masher.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Add milk and whisk until creamy as you want it.
  8. Don't overwork or the potatoes will be too tough and sticky.

Reviews

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These were pretty good, basic potatoes. I found that the whole cup of milk was too much, and instead used about 1/2 of a cup. Thanks for sharing!

Loves2Teach September 27, 2006

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