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Perfect Mashed Potatoes

  • Author: The Kitchen Whisperer
  • Yield: 4-5 1x

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Super Creamy Mashed potatoes
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Ingredients

  • 5 large Yukon gold potatoes, peeled
  • 67 Tbl butter, unsalted
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup cream (plus additional if needed)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 4 ounces cream cheese

Instructions

  1. Place the potatoes in a deep pot and cover with cold water. You want the potatoes to be covered with 1-2” of water.
  2. Place the pot over medium heat.
  3. Bring to a boil and add 1/2 tsp salt.
  4. Cook for 30 to 35 minutes. When they’re cooked through, the fork should easily slide into the potatoes with no resistance.
  5. Drain the potatoes in large colander. Place in a large bowl and add the cream cheese.
  6. Add the butter, milk and cream to the now empty potato pot and heat up til the butter is melted and the mixture is warmed..
  7. Pour the mixture over the potatoes and cream cheese. Mash the potatoes until they are creamy. If they appear a bit thick add in a few tbl of cream until desired consistency.
  8. Add in the salt and pepper and mix.; tasting for seasoning.Garnish with a pat of butter on top.
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