The Best Mashed Potatoes


What Makes These Mashed Potatoes the Best?

Calling a recipe 'the best' is a serious statement... but these homemade mashed potatoes are worthy of the title! Creamy and easy to make, this mashed potatoes recipe is a big time winner.

Simple Ingredients

These easy mashed potatoes require 5 simple ingredients to get started. Yes, really, that's all!

Prep the Potatoes

Make sure to begin by rinsing the potatoes. Next, cut them into 2-inch pieces.

Boil the Potatoes

Put your chopped potatoes in the pot, add a sprinkle of salt, and cover them with water. Boil for 12-15 minutes until the potatoes are tender.

Time to Mash!

Drain your potatoes in a colander, and then place them back in the pot. Next, mash them quickly for a minute or so, add butter, and mash them again!

Add Heavy Cream

As you continue to mash the potatoes, add heavy cream little by little. Finally, season the potatoes with salt and pepper!

Serve with Gravy!

Time to dig in! Serve these potatoes with the Thanksgiving turkey or your favorite meal. Just don't forget chives and extra butter!

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