Creamy Smashed Potatoes

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Enjoy delicious and easy comfort food tonight.

Creamy Smashed Potatoes
Use slim, tender fingerling potatoes and steam them whole—no peeling, no chopping—for this classic, creamy side dish. Get the recipe: Creamy Smashed Potatoes. Photo: Marcus Nilsson
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Yield:
8 serves

Use slim, tender fingerling potatoes and steam them whole—no peeling, no chopping—for this classic, creamy side dish.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds fingerling potatoes

  • ¾ cup milk, warmed

  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for serving

  • kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Steam the potatoes in ½ inch water, covered, until very tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain.

  2. Lightly mash the potatoes, milk, butter, 1½ teaspoons salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper in a large bowl.

  3. Serve warm topped with additional butter and pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

255 Calories
12g Fat
31g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 255
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 381mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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