Your Basic Mashed Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

These are the foundation for most of our meals around here. You can very easily add spices to your taste, I like garlic & chives!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel spuds using peeler or knife, if necessary.
  2. Cut into 4- 5 pieces each (Quartering).
  3. Bring water to a rapid boil.
  4. Add potatoes, cook for 20- 30 minutes (Depending on size of potatoes).
  5. Drain spuds and beat by hand or with a mixer until mashed.
  6. Add butter and milk, beat until fluffy.


Most Helpful

Made this for mom's & brother's supper toninght with Recipe #277065 (my recipe) & some green beans. They were very pleased. Thanks! :)

------- January 19, 2008

This is the way I make my mashed potatoes. Real comfort food!

Missy Wombat October 17, 2003

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