Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes Oxmoor House


  • 4 Yukon Gold potatoes (2 pounds), unpeeled and cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2/3 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives (optional)


1. Place potato in a medium saucepan. Cover with water to 2 inches above potato. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until potato is tender. Drain and return to pan.

2. Add butter, salt, and pepper; mash with a potato masher until butter melts. Add milk, mashing until desired consistency. Garnish with chives, if desired.

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  • If you start with naturally creamy potatoes, like Yukon Golds, you won't need to add cream and sticks of butter to make delicious mashed potatoes. A gentle fresh chive garnish brightens these rich flavors.
  • Yield: Serves 10 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 115
Fat per serving: 4g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.4g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.1g
Protein per serving: 2.8g
Carbohydrate per serving: 16.9g
Fiber per serving: 1.1g
Cholesterol per serving: 11mg
Iron per serving: 0.8mg
Sodium per serving: 110mg
Calcium per serving: 23mg
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