Basic Mashed Potatoes Recipe @pinch

Having a basic mashed potatoes recipe on hand for your holiday meal is a necessity and this recipe is a delicious one. The mashed potatoes are creamy with just the right amount of butter and milk to make this a rich side dish. Karen gives suggestions of add haveins (like bacon, chives, or cheese) that can easily be done to suit your preferences. Just the basics! Potatoes make such a versatile base with which to experiment. Try adding any combination of the following: chives, chopped bacon, sour cream, onion or garlic powder, cheddar, or Parmesan cheese.

basic mashed potatoes
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Recipe Cuisine: American Recipe Category: Potatoes Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 2 pound(s) baking or all-purpose potatoes (peeled or not)
  • 3/4 cup(s) milk
  • 3/4 cup(s) butter
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper
Intructions :
  • Cook potatoes in water to cover 25 to 30 minutes until tender
  • Drain and mash with milk, butter, salt, and pepper. Reheat if necessary before serving.

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