Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes don’t have to be full of fat. Buttermilk adds a creamy richness to this classic dish.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1½ cups buttermilk
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. white pepper

Directions

  • Place potatoes in a large pot with water to cover. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce the heat to medium, and cook until tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in small saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 7 minutes.
  • When potatoes are done, drain, return to the hot pot, add onion mixture, and mash until smooth. Gradually add the buttermilk, stirring constantly. Stir in salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1½ cups buttermilk
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. white pepper

Directions

  • Place potatoes in a large pot with water to cover. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce the heat to medium, and cook until tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in small saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 7 minutes.
  • When potatoes are done, drain, return to the hot pot, add onion mixture, and mash until smooth. Gradually add the buttermilk, stirring constantly. Stir in salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories160
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium220mg
Total Carbohydrate27g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars1g
Protein7g