Basic mashed potatoes

Basic mashed potatoes


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About this recipe: Potatoes are blended with melted butter and milk to create perfectly smooth mashed potatoes.

Esmee Williams

Serves: 4 

  • 900g baking potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 240ml milk, or as needed
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Bring a pot of salted water to the 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 beaters, slowly blend milk mixture into potatoes until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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