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Honestly Good Mashed Potatoes

A blend of warm whipping cream and milk is the secret to these fluffy mashed potatoes. Serve this delicious side dish during the holidays.

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Chill: Maximum 24 hrs
  • Cook: 30 mins

Honestly Good Mashed Potatoes



  1. In saucepan add potatoes with enough water to cover. Add 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat, Simmer, covered 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Let stand in colander 5 minutes to dry and cool slightly. Meanwhile, in small saucepan combine milk and cream. Heat just until hot.
  2. In mixing bowl beat potatoes with the whip attachment of an electric stand mixer just until potatoes break. Add 3 Tbsp. butter; mix on low speed just until incorporated. Add remaining 3 Tbsp. butter; beat again.
  3. Slowly beat in milk mixture; adding only as much as potatoes can absorb. On medium speed beat until potatoes are light and fluffy. Do not over mix. Season to taste with salt; moisten with more milk mixture, if needed.
  4. Cover potatoes; chill up to 24 hours.
  5. To reheat, transfer potatoes to medium nonstick saucepan and heat over medium-low heat until reheated, gently stirring occasionally. If necessary, thin mashed potatoes with additional hot milk mixture before serving. Top with additional butter before serving. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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To serve right away:

Omit chilling step.

Nutrition Facts (Honestly Good Mashed Potatoes)

    Per serving:
  • 295 kcal cal.,
  • 20 g fat
  • (12 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 60 mg chol.,
  • 417 mg sodium,
  • 27 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 3 g sugar,
  • 4 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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