Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

Homemade mashed potatoes - the best way to make those creamy spuds.

Adapted from Delish

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • black pepper
  • 4 oz sour cream
  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 oz milk
  • 3 lb potato
  • salt
  • Step 1

    In a large pot, cover potatoes with water and add a generous pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and cook until totally soft, 16 to 18 minutes. Drain and return potatoes to pot.

    Step 2

    Use a potato masher to mash potatoes until smooth.

    Step 3

    Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter and milk until warm.

    Step 4

    Pour over warm milk-butter mixture and stir until completely combined and creamy. Add sour cream and stir until combined.

    Step 5

    Season mashed potatoes generously with salt and pepper.

    Step 6

    Transfer potatoes to a serving bowl and top with remaining two tablespoons butter. Season with more pepper before serving.

    Step 1

    Large pot

    Season mashed potatoes generously with salt and pepper. Top with additional butter for more flavor.

  • black pepper
  • Step 2

    Large pot

    Add sour cream to pot and stir until combined.

  • 0.5 cup sour cream
  • Step 3

    Large pot

    Pour warm milk-butter mixture over mashed potatoes and stir until completely combined and creamy.

    Step 4

    Saucepan

    In a small saucepan, melt butter and milk until warm.

  • 1 stick butter
  • 0.5 cup milk
  • Step 5

    Large pot

    Drain and return potatoes to pot. Use a potato masher or a metal spoon to mash potatoes until smooth.

    Step 6

    Large pot

    In a large pot, cover potatoes with water and add a generous pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and cook until totally soft.

  • 3 lb potato
  • salt
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