Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

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Serves 6-8
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
40
minutes

Ingredients

5
pounds
white or Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
kosher salt and pepper
8
tablespoons
(1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
3/4
cup
buttermilk
1/4
cup
heavy cream
1/4
teaspoon
ground nutmeg

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes in a large pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and add 2 1/2 tablespoons salt. Reduce heat and simmer until just tender, about 15 minutes. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot.
  2. Add the butter, buttermilk, cream, nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 3/4 teaspoon pepper. Mash the potatoes with a handheld masher. Transfer to a serving dish.
Kate Merker
October 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 489
  • Fat 20 g
  • Sat Fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 56 mg
  • Sodium 296 mg
  • Protein 7.5 g
  • Carbohydrate 73 g
  • Sugar 4.5 g
  • Fiber 6.5 g
  • Iron 1 mg
  • Calcium 76 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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