mashed potato

Mashed Potato

Perfect mashed potatoes are quick and easy to make when all you need is a pan, water, potatoes, a masher, lots of butter, and about 25 minutes of your time. They are the backbone of both British and Irish Food.

mashed potato

Mashed potato

richard
Creamy mashed potato with no lumps
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 14 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Potatoes, peeled Maris Piper
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Butter
  • 1 Egg yolk

Instructions
 

  • Chop the potatoes into 2.5cm chunks.
  • Add the potatoes to a pan of salted water and bring to the boil. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Drain the potatoes and return to the pan. Add a knob of butter, a splash of milk, salt and pepper to taste, and the egg yolk.
  • Mash the potato until smooth and creamy with no lumps.

Notes

To liven it up a bit, add a teaspoon of coarse mustard, horseradish sauce or a sprinkle of chilli flakes to the cooked potatoes before mashing.

Nutrition

Calories: 14kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSugar: 1g
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