Buttery Mashed Potatoes

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These mashed potatoes are fluffy and light. Try adding different flavors, such as olive oil, pesto, or white truffle.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. medium Yukon gold potatoes (skin on)
  • ¼ lb. European-style butter or regular unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ½ cup plus 1 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper

Directions

  • Place the potatoes in a pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes, until tender and easily pierced with a fork. Drain and peel away the skin.
  • Using a potato ricer, mash the potatoes and butter together. Fold in the cream and salt and pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. medium Yukon gold potatoes (skin on)
  • ¼ lb. European-style butter or regular unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ½ cup plus 1 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper

Directions

  • Place the potatoes in a pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes, until tender and easily pierced with a fork. Drain and peel away the skin.
  • Using a potato ricer, mash the potatoes and butter together. Fold in the cream and salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories520
Total Fat33g
Saturated Fat23g
Cholesterol105mg
Sodium170mg
Total Carbohydrate47g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars3g
Protein5g