Forget your instant mashed potatoes mix… Making authentic mashed potatoes is fast, easy AND tasty! Some like their mashed potatoes with a more liquid texture, don’t hesitate to add milk if they don’t look smooth enough for you.
Preparation time: 10 mn Cooking time: 30 mn
Ingredients (for 4 servings)
2.2 lbs (1kg) of potatoes
1/2 cup (120ml) of milk
3 tablespoons of creme fraiche
2 tablespoons of butter
1 pinch of nutmeg
Salt & pepper
1/ Cut potatoes into 2 or 4 pieces depending on their size (bigger pieces will need more time to be done).
2/ Boil potatoes into salted water for 30 minutes (they’ll be easier to mash if overcooked). Let them chill.
3/ Peel and mash potatoes (you can use a a food mill or potato ricer, if you don’t have any use a potato masher or heavy fork.)
4/ Pour mashed potatoes into a pan heated over low heat. Add milk, butter, cream, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Stir well.
5/ That’s it, ready to serve! Easy, right?