Sage-Butter Mashed Potatoes

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 15 min
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Directions

  1. Peel and halve 3 medium russet potatoes. Put in a microwave-safe bowl, cover with plastic wrap and make a small hole in the plastic with a knife. Microwave until tender, 12 to 15 minutes; let sit, covered, 2 minutes. Mash the potatoes with 1 to 1 1/4 cups hot milk, and salt to taste. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a small skillet over medium heat and cook until golden brown; add 8 to 10 sage leaves and cook 30 more seconds. Pour over the potatoes.