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  Idaho potatoes 8
  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped chives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Cut the potatoes in half but do not peel.
Place the potatoes in a large saucepan with water to cover.
Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 25 minutes.
Drain and gently pull off the skins.
Mash with a potato masher or put through a ricer.
Melt the butter in the milk and add to the hot potatoes 1/2 cup at a time.
Keep mashing until smooth and fluffy.
Stir in the chives and serve.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5072 Calories from Fat 854

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 97 g149.3%

Saturated Fat 61 g305.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 258.9 mg86.3%

Sodium 3057.2 mg127.4%

Total Carbohydrates 998 g332.5%

Dietary Fiber 105.3 g421.4%

Sugars 9.3 g

Protein 111 g222.2%

Vitamin A 73% Vitamin C 793.6%

Calcium 25.5% Iron 9.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mashed Idaho Potatoes Recipe