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Smashed Potatoes and Broccoli

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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4 pounds Yukon gold or russet potatoes, quartered

2 (about 6 cups) broccoli heads

1/2 cup whole milk

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/2 stick butter

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Boil potatoes in salted water until very tender; about 20 minutes. Cut the florets off the broccoli and add to boiling potatoes, about 7 minutes. Drain and place back into pot.
  2. Heat the milk, cream, and butter in a small saucepan. Pour sauce into the potatoes and broccoli, mash together. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.