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Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes
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  • russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), melted
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg


  1. Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with cold water. Add 1/2 tablespoon of the salt and bring to a boil. Cook uncovered until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Mash the potatoes in a mixing bowl. Add the butter, milk, whipping cream, white pepper, nutmeg, and the remaining salt. Cover and keep warm in a double boiler until ready to serve.
By November, 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 275Calories From Fat 59%
  • Calcium 45mg
  • Carbohydrate 26g
  • Cholesterol 56mg
  • Fat 18g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Iron 0mg
  • Protein 3mg
  • Sat Fat 11g
  • Sodium 395mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Cracked eggshells
As with produce, take eggs and milk from the back of the case; older merchandise tends to be pushed forward.

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