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Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe (Step by Step)

Mashed potatoes that are perfectly rich and creamy, full of great flavour and easy to make.

This recipe makes a potato mash that are indulgently buttery, creamy, and tangy. They are perfectly dense and thick (not the whipped and ultra-light variety).

A basic mashed potato recipe is just made with potatoes, milk, butter, salt and pepper.

The potatoes are cooked till tender. The cooked potatoes are then strained and mashed. Warm milk, butter, salt and pepper are added to the mashed potatoes.

You can build upon this basic recipe by adding various herbs, greens, seasonings and spices.

Are Mashed Potatoes Healthy?

Potatoes are low in fat, high in potassium and only have 150 calories per potato/serving. These are not empty calories either. There’s actual great vitamins and nutrients in those calories. So, nutrition and calorie-wise, potatoes are great to add to your diet.

The main reason potatoes may become

unhealthy is the way they’re prepared – especially when we are talking homemade mashed potatoes. It’s easy for the calories and fat to add up with all the butter, milk and cream generally in mashed potato.

You can simply make some substitutions for your healthy mash potatoes.

Everybody seems to have their favorite way of making mashed potatoes. Some cook them with the peel on, some without. Some add a little of the cooking water to the mashed potatoes for extra starch.

I have found that the single thing that makes the biggest difference for making perfect creamy, heavenly potatoes is the type of potatoes you use.

All in all, nothing beats a super-sized portion of delicious potato mash. So, mashed potato or a homemade mashed potatoes recipe is the solution. It is a super simple dish prepared by mashing boiled potatoes.

Are you mashed enough by now? Butter, milk and cream are also added to improve flavour and texture of the mashed potato.

And the potatoes can also be seasoned with salt, pepper, and any other desired herbs and spices.

You can also add, ingredients and seasonings like garlic, cheese, bacon bits, sour cream, crisp onion or spring onion, caramelised onion, mustard, horseradish, spices such as nutmeg, and chopped herbs such as parsley to mashed potatoes.

So if you love good, old fashioned homemade mashed potatoes this is the perfect recipe for you. It is super simple and delicious.

Tips:

  • For best fluffy potatoes mash, use potatoes high in starch.
  • Cream cheese, garlic, and butter added to homemade mashed potatoes can add a delicious tang!
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Mashed Potatoes | Make Mashed Potatoes at Home

Mashed potatoes that are perfectly rich and creamy, full of great flavour and easy to make. These mashed potatoes are indulgently buttery, creamy, and tangy. They are perfectly dense and thick (not the whipped and ultra-light variety).
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe, Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 178kcal
Author Sumit Malhotra

Ingredients

  • 4 Piece Potatoes Boiled How to boil potatoes?
  • 30 Gram Butter
  • 4 Tablespoon Heavy Cream
  • 1 Teaspoon Parsley Dried
  • 0.5 Teaspoon Salt
  • 0.5 Teaspoon Pepper

Instructions

  • First of all, get all your ingredients together.
  • Then boil your potatoes with half of the salt.
  • Then add potatoes and rest of the ingredients to the blender.
  • Blend well till you get a really smooth texture.
  • Serve hot with your favorite meat dishes.

Notes

  • For best results, follow the recipe as is. However you can leave out the butter if you'd like or substitute low fat milk for the sour cream.

FINALLY, TO SUM IT UP

Mashed potatoes are ready

Mashed potatoes that are perfectly rich and creamy, full of great flavour and easy to make.

These mashed potato are indulgently buttery, creamy, and tangy. They are perfectly dense and thick (not the whipped and ultra-light variety).

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