Classic Mashed Potatoes

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 6
Classic Mashed Potatoes
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1 tbsp Butter, salted
1/2 cup Heavy whipping cream, 38% M.F.
3/4 tsp Salt
8 potato Yukon Gold potato (cut into 1-inch pieces)


In 4-quart saucepan, combine potatoes and enough water to cover; heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Reserve 1/4 cup cooking water; drain potatoes.

Return potatoes to saucepan. Mash with butter and 3/4 teaspoon salt. Gradually add the warm cream, continuing to mash potatoes until smooth and well blended; add reserved cooking water if necessary. Transfer to serving dish. Makes about 4 1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 190
Calories from fat 77
Calories from saturated fat 47
Total Fat 8.6 g
Saturated Fat 5.2 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 25.0 mg
Sodium 319 mg
Potassium 643 mg
Total Carbohydrate 26.3 g
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
Sugars 1.0 g
Protein 3.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 1.9

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