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Perfectly Seasoned Mashed Potatoes

Perfectly Seasoned Mashed Potatoes

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  • Makes: 8 to 10 servings
  • Start to Finish 35 mins

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  • 3 1/2 pounds potatoes (such as russet, round white, or yellow)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half or light cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper


  1. Wash and peel potatoes. Cut into quarters or large cubes. Cook, covered, in a small amount of boiling water for 20 to 25 minutes or until tender; drain. Mash with a potato masher or beat with an electric mixer on low speed.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat butter and half-and-half until butter is melted. Add to potatoes with the seasonings.
  3. Mash or beat on low speed until potatoes are light and fluffy. If necessary, add more half-and-half, 1 tablespoon at a time, until potatoes are consistency you like. Makes 8 to 10 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Perfectly Seasoned Mashed Potatoes)

Servings Per Recipe 8, cal. (kcal) 312, carb. (g) 44, Fat, total (g) 13, chol. (mg) 36, sodium (mg) 403

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