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Mashed Potatoes

Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 4 lb russet potatoes peeled and cut into quarters
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives finely chopped (optional)
  • Fresh ground black pepper


  • Put the potatoes in a large pot, add 2 tablespoons salt and enough water to cover the potatoes. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain well. Return to pan.
  • Meanwhile, heat the milk and butter in a small saucepan just to warm.
  • Mash the potatoes, add the milk and butter. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in chives if using.
  • Serve warm.
Keyword vegetarian
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