Old Fashioned Mashed Potatoes just like my Mamaw use to serve them. These are made with real butter and cream. I can taste the difference as soon as my fork enters my mouth I think these mashed potatoes are so much better than using margarine and milk, but sometimes I do not always have real butter and cream in my fridge so I do substitute. These creamy and delicious potatoes go well with Open-Face Shredded Pork.
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- 5-6 potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 2 tsp salt
- ⅓ cup real unsalted butter (not margarine)
- ½ cup heavy cream
- salt and pepper to taste
- Place cubed potatoes into a medium sized pot.
- Fill with water until potatoes are covered.
- Sprinkle salt over top.
- Place on stove top and get water boiling.
- Once the water is boiling cook potatoes for 10 minutes.
- Drain potatoes and place back in pot.
- Add butter and cream.
- Mash everything together until you get the consistency that you want (if you want smoother mashed potatoes add a little more cream).
- Add salt and pepper if desired.
- Serve and enjoy!
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