Made From Scratch Mashed Potatoes
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4
Homemade mashed potatoes are definitely worth the extra effort.
  • About 4 medium russet potatoes
  • About ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 Tbsp. onion powder (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Peel the potatoes and cut into chunks, rinse and drain.
  2. Place the potatoes into a saucepan and cover with water
  3. Boil clean potatoes in saucepan until fork tender.
  4. Drain potatoes and return to saucepan.
  5. Add seasonings and butter.
  6. Mash with a handheld potato masher.
  7. Add milk and stir.
  8. You can add a little more milk if they are too dry.
  9. Place mashed potatoes in a pretty serving dish.
  10. Serve and enjoy!
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