Ultimate Mashed Potatoes

Mash with a twist.

Recipe courtesy of "The Illustrated Kitchen Bible: 1,000 Family Recipes from Around the World" by Victoria Blashford-Snell, copyright 2008. Used by permission of Dorling Kindersley Limited. All rights reserved.

Ultimate Mashed Potatoes

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    Ingredients

    3 lb (1.35 kg) baking potatoes, such as Burbank, peeled and cubed 1 cup (4 oz/115 g) shredded Cheddar
    salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 scallions, white and green parts, chopped
    2 tbsp heavy cream 2 tbsp chopped parsley
    2 tbsp whole milk 2 tbsp finely chopped chives
    6 tbsp butter 1 tbsp prepared horseradish

    directions

    Prep: 10 min Total: 45 min
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    • 1

      Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and add cold water to cover. Bring to a boil and add a little salt. Cover and reduce the heat to medium. Cook at a brisk simmer for 20-30 minutes, or until tender.

    • 2

      Drain well. Return to low heat and stir for a minute or two to evaporate excess liquid.

    • 3

      Add the cream, milk, and butter and mash. Add the Cheddar, scallions, parsley, chives, and horseradish and mix well. Season with salt and pepper and serve hot.

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