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How to Cook Creamy Whipped Mashed Potatoes from Scratch + Video

Creamy Whipped Mashed Potatoes are not difficult to make from scratch…

mashed potatoesThey are certainly worth any effort to make as they are fully, creamy and melt-in-your mouth, just like they should.

Serve alongside roasted beef, turkey or chicken.

These are great for making potato cakes the next day, or make extra to top a Shepherd’s Pie. Potato bread is fun to make, as well as homemade gnocchi!

Type: Side Dish Recipe

Serve With: roast beef, turkey or chicken
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 10 – 15 min
Yield: 5 – 6 people

The ingredients & instructions are listed below the video for measurements & directions. Please enjoy the video below.

Ingredients:

  • 8 – 10 potatoes – I used Yukon Gold this time.
  • water – enough to cover potatoes in a large pot
  • 1 tsp salt + to taste
  • butter
  • cream – or milk
  • pepper – to taste
  • dash nutmeg

Instructions:

  1. How to Cook Creamy Whipped Mashed Potatoes from Scratch - cookingwithkimberly.comBring a large pot of water to a boil on the stove with about 1 tsp salt.
  2. Wash & peel potatoes.
  3. Cut potatoes into chunks about 1 – 1.5 inches thick.
  4. When water is boiling, put potatoes in and lightly boil for 10-15 min, or until pieces are fork tender.
  5. Strain water from potatoes and return to pot.
  6. Add cream or milk, butter, salt and pepper to taste. Add a dash of freshly ground nutmeg for that je ne sais quoi!
  7. Mash everything together, and then take a hand mixer to whip the potatoes until they are light and fluffy.
  8. Re-season with salt, pepper & butter, to taste.

* Tip: Try roasting a bulb of garlic while roasting the meat, and use in the potatoes for creamy, whipped garlic mashed potatoes!

Serve with some sort of roasted main dish, and you’re golden. Absolutely delicious for the Holidays or a weeknight in the Summer.

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I hope you enjoy this Potato Recipe on Cooking with Kimberly. Until next time…

Be a Champion in Your Kitchen & Eat Deliciously!

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Kimberly Turner is the web-chef behind CookingWithKimberly.com. Food writer, food consultant and general lover of the delicious treats on our planet, Kimberly brings you hearty content, delicious offerings, fun antics, and some down-home cooked love with her mom making cameos. Internet entrepreneur and marketer, International model, and Editor-in-Chief of a number of online publications. Be a Champion in Your Kitchen & Eat Deliciously!

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