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Creamy Mashed Potatoes

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Mashed potatoes are an American classic, the key to making good potatoes into great potatoes is simple but important
Ingredients
  Russet potatoes 2 Pound, peeled, chopped
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
Other ingredients
  Butter 5 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Place a large pot of water over high flame and bring to a boil.

MAKING
2. Drop potatoes and salt in boiling water. Give it a good stir. Boil for 20 minutes or until fork tender. Drain well.
3. Using sieve, potato ricer or food mill, mash potatoes until nice and creamy.
4. Add butter and 1/4 cup of heavy cream to start. If you find the potatoes need to be creamier then add in more heavy cream until desired creaminess is reached.
5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

SERVING
6. Serve mashed potatoes with homemade gravy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Mashing
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Potato
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 279 Calories from Fat 155

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.2%

Saturated Fat 11.1 g55.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.3 mg18.1%

Sodium 2446.2 mg101.9%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 4 g7.6%

Vitamin A 12.2% Vitamin C 14.6%

Calcium 3.7% Iron 7.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Creamy Mashed Potatoes Recipe