Food Recipes Creamy Smashed Potatoes 2.6 (55) 1 Reviews By Charlyne Mattox Charlyne Mattox Charlyne Mattox is the food and crafts director at Country Living and former staff food editor at Real Simple. She has over 20 years of experience in the media industry. Charlyne is also the author of the recipe book, Cooking with Seeds, published in 2015. Highlights: * Over 20 years of experience in the media industry * Former associate food editor, Martha Stewart Living - 9 years * Former staff food editor, Real Simple - 4 years * Current food and crafts director, Country Living - nearly 8 years * Author of Cooking with Seeds, published 2015 Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on August 29, 2014 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email 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 Jump to Nutrition Facts 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 Steam the potatoes in ½ inch water, covered, until very tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain. Lightly mash the potatoes, milk, butter, 1½ teaspoons salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper in a large bowl. Serve warm topped with additional butter and pepper, if desired. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 255 Calories 12g Fat 31g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.