Green Onion Smashed Potatoes (Champ)

READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 3-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    lbs russet potatoes, peeled and cut into about 1-inch pieces
  • 12
    cup whipping cream
  • 14
    cup butter
  • 1
    bunch green onion, sliced (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • salt and pepper
  • cold butter, cut into pieces
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the potatoes in a pot of boiling water until very tender (about 15 minutes).
  • While the potatoes are cooking: in a small saucepan bring the cream and butter to a simmer over medium heat, stirring often.
  • Add in the green onions.
  • Remove from heat; cover with lid and let steep (off of the heat) while the potatoes are cooking.
  • Drain the potatoes thoroughly, then return to the same pot and mash with a potato masher (do not beat, leave the potatoes with some small chunks).
  • Add in the cream/onion mixture; mix with a wooden spoon to combine.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Spoon smashed potatoes onto each plate in a pile and make a indentation.
  • Put 1-2 tablespoons hard butter in the indentation.
  • Delicious!
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