Basic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

A Delicious basic mashed potatoes recipe, great served garnished with green onions and gravy.


5 pounds russet potatoes
1/4 cup butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoonsalt

Serves 4-6


Peel and cut the potatoes into chunks.

In a large pot of water of simmering water add the potatoes.

Bring to a boil and cook until fork tender, 20 to 25 minutes.

Drain the potatoes in a large colander. Place them back into the dry pot.

Mash the potatoes, allowing all the steam to escape before adding in all the other ingredients.

Add butter, cream, and salt, . Mash to combine.