Basic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

"If you love good, old fashioned mashed potatoes this is the perfect recipe. Simple and delicious."


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  • 2 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
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    1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes; drain.
    2. In a small saucepan heat butter and milk over low heat until butter is melted.Using a potato masher or electric beater, slowly blend milk mixture into potatoes until smooth and creamy.Season with salt and pepper to taste.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 257 calories;7.2 g fat;43.7 g carbohydrates;5.6 g protein;20 mg cholesterol;76 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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