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Basic Mashed Potatoes
Basic Mashed Potatoes
30 min
10 min
  • Russet potatoes, peeled and quartered – 2 pounds
  • Butter – 2 tablespoons
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.
  2. In a small saucepan melt butter in milk over low heat. Mash potatoes with a potato masher, adding the milk mixture. Beat until fluffy in texture. Season with salt and pepper to taste.