Mashed Potatoes With Mushrooms and Thyme

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 367 calories
    • Fat 16 g
    • Sat Fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 40 mg
    • Sodium 412 mg
    • Protein 7 g
    • Carbohydrate 48 g
    • Sugar 17 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 89 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 3pounds Yukon gold potatoes (about 6; peeled if desired), cut into 2-inch chunks
  2. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  3. Check 1 1/2tablespoons olive oil
  4. Check 1pound mushrooms, sliced
  5. Check 2teaspoons thyme leaves
  6. Check 3/4cup whole milk
  7. Check 8tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut up

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, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms, thyme, and ½ teaspoon salt and cook, tossing occasionally, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes.
  3. Add the milk, butter, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper to the potatoes and mash to the desired consistency. Top with the mushroom mixture.