Mashed Potato

  • Author: Bobby


  • 700800g (1.5 lb) Starchy potatoes
  • 100g (1/2 cup butter, room temperature)
  • 60ml (1/4 cup warm milk)
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Clean the potatoes and remove the skin
  2. Cut them up into small cubes and place them into a saucepan
  3. Fill the pan with water and bring it to a boil
  4. Boil the potatoes for 20-30 minutes until they are tender
  5. Drain the water and place the potatoes back into the saucepan
  6. Once the potatoes have cooled, begin mashing the potatoes
  7. Season with salt and better and add the butter in small intervals between mashing
  8. After adding all the butter, start adding warm milk in small intervals until you reach your desired consistency. (you may not need all the milk)


Taste and season as required and serve.