Mashed Potatoes with Buttermilk

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

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1½ cups buttermilk
  • ⅛ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. black 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.
  • When potatoes are done, drain, return to the hot pot and mash until smooth. Gradually add the buttermilk, stirring constantly. Stir in nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1½ cups buttermilk
  • ⅛ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. black 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.
  • When potatoes are done, drain, return to the hot pot and mash until smooth. Gradually add the buttermilk, stirring constantly. Stir in nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories120
Total Fat3g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium150mg
Total Carbohydrate21g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars3g
Protein4g