Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 291 calories
    • Fat 19 g
    • Sat Fat 12 g
    • Cholesterol 50 mg
    • Sodium 388 mg
    • Protein 5 g
    • Carbohydrate 28 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 76 mg

Steam the potatoes in ½ inch of water, covered, until tender, 18 to 20 minutes (adding more water to the pot if necessary); drain.Meanwhile, heat ½ cup of the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the butter foams and begins to brown, 6 to 8 minutes.Mash the potatoes with the milk, 1½ teaspoons salt, and ¾ teaspoon pepper. Fold in the remaining ¼ cup of butter. Top the potatoes with the brown butter and chives. Serve warm.

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  2. Check 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cubed
  3. Check 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  4. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  5. Check chopped fresh chives, for serving

Directions

  1. Steam the potatoes in ½ inch of water, covered, until tender, 18 to 20 minutes (adding more water to the pot if necessary); drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat ½ cup of the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the butter foams and begins to brown, 6 to 8 minutes.
  3. Mash the potatoes with the milk, 1½ teaspoons salt, and ¾ teaspoon pepper. Fold in the remaining ¼ cup of butter. Top the potatoes with the brown butter and chives. Serve warm.