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Mashed Potatoes With Mushrooms and Thyme

Mashed Potatoes With Mushrooms and Thyme
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  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.
By November, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 367
  • Fat 16g
  • Sat Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 412mg
  • Protein 7g
  • Carbohydrate 48g
  • Sugar 17g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Calcium 89mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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The mushrooms and thyme can be cooked up to 2 days in advance and refrigerated in an airtight container. Reheat before mashing into the potatoes.

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