Basic Mashed Potatoes
35 mins (prep 10, cooking 25)
5 ingredients
6 servings
You can use any kind of potato in this recipe. I personally prefer russet potatoes. This recipe is from The Best of Casual American Cooking. I have also altered it by using evaporated milk instead of half and half. There is a little bit of extra effort involved in this recipe, but well worth it.

Categories:  <-60-mins , side-dish , comfort-food , taste~mood , potato , vegetable , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (285.81 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 362.84 Calories from Fat 143.91
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15.99g 147.6%
Saturated Fat 9.99g 299.6%
Trans Fat 0.43g %
Cholesterol 44.67mg 89.35%
Sodium 1147.59mg 286.9%
Total Carbohydrate 50.79g 101.58%
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g 81.65%
Sugars 5.77 g %
Protein 5.87g 70.44%
Vitamin A 485.53IU% Vitamin C 29.43mg%
Calcium 61.44mg% Iron 0.83mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
white pepper