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Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Course: Side Dish, Starch
Total Time: Under 30 Minutes
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Moderate
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Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Photo by: Mark Shapiro

You’ll appreciate this no-fuss way of cooking potatoes and counting on your microwave to handle some of the cooking chores when preparing dinner.

Yield: Serves 6

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) butter 25 mL
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 lbs (1 kg) potatoes, peeled and quartered (about 6)
  • ¼ cup (50 mL) chicken stock
  • ½ cup (approx. 125 mL) buttermilk or sour cream
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Freshly grated nutmeg

Equipment:

  • 8-cup (2 L) casserole dish with lid

Directions

1. In casserole dish, combine butter, onion and garlic. Microwave, covered, on High for 2 to 3 minutes or until onion is softened.

2. Add potatoes and stock. Microwave, covered, on high for 12 to 16 minutes, stirring once, until potatoes are very tender. Do not drain. Transfer to a bowl.

3. Mash potatoes with potato masher or electric hand mixer. Add enough buttermilk to make a smooth purée. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste. Spoon potatoes back into casserole dish. Cover and reheat on High for 2 to 4 minutes or until piping hot.


© 2004 Johanna Burkhard
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 1/8 teaspoon added salt per serving.

191kcal (10%)
51mg (5%)
34mg (57%)
36mcg RAE (1%)
797mg
44mg
5g
3g
4g
33g
12mg (4%)
380mg (16%)
3g (14%)
5g (7%)
1mg (8%)
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