How To Make Mashed Potatoes

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Mashed potatoes are a classic recipe and they’re one of the best comfort foods out there. They’re creamy and thick, but they’re not always simple to make. Instead of making a major mistake the first time you try to make mashed potatoes, take a look at these basic guidelines first. It’s a relatively easy version of mashed potatoes, and it’s just as delicious!

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Here are the ingredients that you’ll need:

* 2 lb. peeled, cubed red potatoes
* 1 stick butter
* 2 qts. water
* 1/4 C. whole milk
* dash of salt and pepper

Instructions

1. Boil potatoes in 2 qts. water until fork-tender, about 12-15 minutes.

2. Drain potatoes, reserving some water for gravy, if desired.

3. Cut up 1 stick of butter into 6 slices.

4. Top potatoes with butter slices and cover, allowing steam to melt butter.

5. Next, add milk and salt and pepper.

6. Beat with a hand mixer for about 5 minutes until smooth and creamy.

7. Serve with additional butter or favorite gravy.

More mashed potato recipes:
Twice Mashed Potatoes
Ranch Mashed Potatoes
Mashed Potatoes with Corn
Onion Mashed Potatoes
Cowboy Mashed Potatoes

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