Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Total Time:
1 hr
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
30 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 3/4 to 1 cup milk
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Directions
  • Place potatoes in a medium pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil, lower heat to a simmer. Add a generous pinch of salt and continue to simmer until potatoes are fork tender, about 20 minutes.

  • When potato are done, drain and return potatoes to pot to dry slightly. Run potatoes through food mill or potato ricer into pot.

  • Heat milk in saucepan. Add hot milk to potatoes, over heat, until smooth. Add butter and beat until finely textured and fluffy


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