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Perfect Mashed Potatoes

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  Russet potatoes/Yukon gold potatoes 2 Pound, peeled & cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste

In a large saucepan cover the potatoes with water and bring to a boil.
Cook over medium heat for about 20 minutes, or until tender when pierced with a fork.
Drain the potatoes and set aside.
In the same saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
Add the milk and heat until little bubbles form around the edges.
Return the potatoes to the saucepan, reduce the heat to low.
and mash the potatoes with a potato masher until smooth.
Season with salt and pepper.
Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1168 Calories from Fat 429

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.1%

Saturated Fat 30.5 g152.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 128.5 mg42.8%

Sodium 469.7 mg19.6%

Total Carbohydrates 169 g56.2%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.2%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 22 g44.9%

Vitamin A 29.9% Vitamin C 86.5%

Calcium 22.1% Iron 45.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Perfect Mashed Potatoes Recipe