Mashed potatoes

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Mashed potatoes
  • 1 kilogram potatoes, such as sebago, peeled, halved
  • 40 gram butter
  • 1 cup (250ml) hot milk
  • pinch of grated or ground nutmeg


Mash potatoes
  • 1
    Place potato in a large saucepan, cover with cold water and add a pinch of salt. Bring to boil on medium heat. Cook, covered, for 15 minutes, or until easily pierced with a skewer.
  • 2
    Drain and return to saucepan. Shake over heat for 1-2 minutes, or until completely dry.
  • 3
    Mash well with a potato masher, then beat with a wooden spoon until very smooth.
  • 4
    Add butter and gradually beat in hot milk until light and fluffy. Season with salt, a grinding of pepper and nutmeg. Serve.