Mashed Potatoes for Two
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It's easy to whip up homemade mashed potatoes when you're cooking for two. We just know you'll love this fluffy, creamy version of Mashed Potatoes for Two. They're a basic version that'll get you started on some sweet, starchy eats!
What You'll Need
- 1 1/4 pounds Idaho baking potatoes, peeled, cut into chunks
- 2 tablespoons butter, softened
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Pinch of black pepper
What to Do
- Place potato chunks in a large saucepan and add just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook 15 to 20 minutes, or until tender; drain well and place in a large bowl.
- Add remaining ingredients and beat with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately.
- How to Freeze Mashed Potatoes: Once cooled, spoon the mashed potatoes into zip-lock bags. From there, they can be frozen flat so they are stackable within the freezer. When ready to eat, thaw before re-heating in the microwave.
- If you liked this mashed potato recipe, you'll love our Easy Thanksgiving Potato Recipes.
Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Calories 305
- Calories from Fat 109
- Total Fat 12g 19 %
- Saturated Fat 7.6g 38 %
- Trans Fat 0.5g 0 %
- Protein 5.4g 11 %
- Cholesterol 32mg 11 %
- Sodium 735mg 31 %
- Total Carbohydrates 45g 15 %
- Dietary Fiber 6.8g 27 %
- Sugars 4.0g 0 %