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Classic Mashed Potatoes served for special day such as Thanksgiving and Christmas night or any special day!

Classic Mashed Potatoes

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, French
Keyword christmas, mashed, potato, potatoes, thanksgiving
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 750 g Russet potatoes
  • 75 g Butter
  • 75 ml Milk
  • Salt
  • Blackpepper
  • Water


  1. Peeled potatoes and cut into large size then place it with water into a large pot.

  2. Add a pinch of salt and boil the potatoes over medium-high heat for 20-25 minutes or until fork tender.

  3. When the potatoes are ready, drain and place them over low heat. Let them sizzle for a few moments to remove any excess moisture. Then, remove from heat.

  4. Mashed the potatoes with potato masher or if you don't have it, you can use fork.

  5. Add butter and stir until combined.

  6. Heat the milk before you add it to mashed potatoes. Add salt and warm milk then mix well.

  7. Transfer the mashed potatoes to a plate, top with extra butter to make it more buttery and grained blackpepper.

  8. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

You can substitute milk with heavy cream and adjust the amount.