Creamy mash

Silky smooth, dreamy mash potatoes.
 

Recipe from: 6 June 2012
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 5
    large potatoes
  • salt
  • 1
    cup
    full cream milk
  • smoked butter
  • whole nutmeg - for grating
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Peel the potatoes and place in pot with salted water. Slowly bring to a very gentle simmer and cook until fork tender.

When the potatoes are almost done, place the milk and butter in a pot on the stove and warm until butter has melted.

Once the potatoes are cooked, drain and place in the pot with the milk and butter. Start mashing the potatoes with a potato masher, add more milk if it is too dry.

Spoon some potato into a sieve and with the back of the spoon, work the potatoes through the sieve and repeat until all the potatoes are done. Alternatively you could use a potato masher.

Repeat the process once more. Taste the potatoes and if necessary add more salt. Add a grating of whole nutmeg.

Reprinted with permission of My Easy Cooking. To see more recipes, click here.


 

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