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Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes
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Serves 6-8| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes and 2½ tablespoons salt in a large pot. Cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, over medium heat, heat the butter and ½ cup of the heavy cream until the butter melts.
  2. Drain the potatoes and return to pot. Add the butter-cream mixture, sour cream, nutmeg, pepper, and the remaining salt. With a handheld potato masher, mash the potatoes. If a thinner consistency is desired, add the remaining cream, 1 tablespoon at a time.
  3. Transfer the mashed potatoes to a heatproof serving dish. 
By November, 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 401Calories From Fat 49%
  • Fat 22g
  • Sat Fat 14g
  • Cholesterol 73mg
  • Sodium 258mg
  • Carbohydrate 38g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Protein 5g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Roll of aluminum foil
Do-ahead tip: You can cover the serving dish with aluminum foil and place it over a pot of simmering water, stirring occasionally, for up to 2 hours.

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