Quick creamy mashed potatoes

servings6
25 minutes

Ingredients

Mashed potatoes recipe

  • 1.5kg Maris Piper potatoes
  • 50g of unsalted butter
  • 100ml of semi-skimmed milk
  • salt
  • pepper

Method

1
Peel the potatoes and cut them into even-sized pieces (not too small). Put them in a large saucepan, cover with cold water and add a little salt
  • 1.5kg Maris Piper potatoes
  • salt
2
Bring the potatoes to the boil. Skim off any foam that forms on the surface then reduce the heat to a gentle simmer
3
Cook until the potatoes are tender but not overcooked. Drain in a colander and leave to steam dry for 1-2 minutes
4
Dice the butter and put half of it in a food processor with half the milk. Add the hot potatoes
  • 25g of unsalted butter
  • 50ml of semi-skimmed milk
5
Cover and blend until smooth, adding the rest of the milk and butter through the tube
  • 25g of unsalted butter
  • 50ml of semi-skimmed milk
6
Once the butter and milk are incorporated, remove from the food processor and add salt and pepper to taste. Serve the mashed potatoes immediately
  • salt
  • pepper