Mashed Potatoes With Brown Butter and Sage

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 284 calories
    • Fat 18 g
    • Sat Fat 11 g
    • Cholesterol 47 mg
    • Sodium 382 mg
    • Protein 4 g
    • Carbohydrate 28 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 50 mg

Place the potatoes in a large pot and add 2 teaspoons salt and enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are very tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain and return the potatoes to the pot.Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the sage and cook, stirring, until the butter is golden brown, 4 to 6 minutes.Add the butter mixture, milk, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to the potatoes and mash to the desired consistency. 

Ingredients

  1. Check 3 pounds red new potatoes (about 30; peeled if desired), cut into 2-inch chunks
  2. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  3. Check 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
  4. Check 1 tablespoon chopped sage
  5. Check 3/4 cup whole milk

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes in a large pot and add 2 teaspoons salt and enough cold water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are very tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain and return the potatoes to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the sage and cook, stirring, until the butter is golden brown, 4 to 6 minutes.
  3. Add the butter mixture, milk, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to the potatoes and mash to the desired consistency.