Basic Mashed Potatoes

If you love good, old fashioned mashed potatoes this is the perfect recipe. Simple and delicious.

  • Prep Time 0 Hours 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time 0 Hours 20 Minutes
  • Total Time 0 Hours 35 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes; drain.
  • In a small saucepan heat butter and milk over low heat until butter is melted. Using a potato masher or electric beater, slowly blend milk mixture into potatoes until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 257.1 calories
  • Carbohydrate Content: 43.7 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 20.1 mg
  • Fat Content: 7.2 g
  • Fiber Content: 3.7 g
  • Protein Content: 5.6 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4.5 g
  • Serving Size:
  • Sodium Content: 76.1 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4.6 g
  • Trans Fat Content:
  • Unsaturated Fat Content: