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Classic Fluffy Mashed Potatoes
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6 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 1HR 30MINS

Classic Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

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There's nothing more comforting than a mouthful of creamy mashed potatoes. Perfect as a side dish, or on their own! Our classic recipe has a secret ingredient that guarantees the fluffiest mash potatoes that definitely won't disappoint.
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There's nothing more comforting than a mouthful of creamy mashed potatoes. Perfect as a side dish, or on their own! Our classic recipe has a secret ingredient that guarantees the fluffiest mash potatoes that definitely won't disappoint.
1HR 30MINS
Total Time
$0.38
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Potato
4
Large Potatoes
Milk
3/4 cup
Baking Powder
1 tsp
Baking Powder
Salt
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
283
Fat
18.2 g
Protein
4.7 g
Carbs
26.2 g
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step 1
Wash and peel Potatoes (4) and cut into quarters. Place in a bowl of water and leave to soak for 20 minutes.
step 1 Wash and peel Potatoes (4) and cut into quarters. Place in a bowl of water and leave to soak for 20 minutes.
step 2
Drain potatoes and place in a large pot. Cover by about 3 inches with cold water. Add a generous sprinkle of salt. Bring to the boil and cook until potatoes are tender when poked with a fork, about 45 minutes.
step 2 Drain potatoes and place in a large pot. Cover by about 3 inches with cold water. Add a generous sprinkle of salt. Bring to the boil and cook until potatoes are tender when poked with a fork, about 45 minutes.
step 3
When potatoes are done, drain in a colander in a sink.
step 3 When potatoes are done, drain in a colander in a sink.
step 4
While still hot, mash the potatoes with a potato masher or ricer.
step 4 While still hot, mash the potatoes with a potato masher or ricer.
step 5
Heat the Milk (3/4 cup) and Salted Butter (1/3 cup) in a saucepan over a medium heat, until butter is melted.
step 5 Heat the Milk (3/4 cup) and Salted Butter (1/3 cup) in a saucepan over a medium heat, until butter is melted.
step 6
Sprinkle the Baking Powder (1 tsp) over the mashed potatoes.
step 6 Sprinkle the Baking Powder (1 tsp) over the mashed potatoes.
step 7
Pour the hot milk and butter mixture over the mashed potatoes.
step 7 Pour the hot milk and butter mixture over the mashed potatoes.
step 8
Mix until combined.
step 8 Mix until combined.
step 9
Season with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 9 Season with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 10
Serve and enjoy!
step 10 Serve and enjoy!
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American
4th of July
Budget-Friendly
Gluten-Free
Comfort Food
Christmas
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian
Potatoes
Quick & Easy
Side Dish
Thanksgiving
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